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Backyard Farms Cocktail Tomato Soup

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Backyard Farms Cocktail Tomato Soup


10-12 Backyard Farms Cocktail Tomatoes, quartered

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 medium white onion

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups chicken stock

3 tablespoons white wine

1 ½ tablespoons tomato paste

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 ½ tablespoons honey

¾ teaspoon kosher salt

¾ cup heavy cream

1 teaspoon tarragon, chopped

1 teaspoon parsley, chopped

1 teaspoon oregano, chopped

½ teaspoon dry dill

¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper


Over medium heat in sauce pan sauté butter and onions until translucent, about 5 minutes.

Stir in flour just until incorporated and add chicken stock. Add tomatoes, wine, tomato paste, lemon
juice, honey and salt.

Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and then turn heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes.

Remove from heat and add cream, tarragon, parsley, oregano, dill and pepper.

Ladle 1/2 the mixture in food processor or blender and pulse to puree.  Set aside and repeat same procedure with remaining mixture.  Combine in pot and adjust seasonings with salt.

Warm soup over low heat, but do no bring to boil.  Serve hot.

Recipe provided by Becky Lee Simmons, Chef/Owner of Katahdin Restaurant Wood Fire Grill and Bar, and Chef Ken Biggs