Friday, March 22, 2013

Tomato Soup, Whistler Style


Several years ago my sister, my cousin and I spent a weekend in beautiful Whistler BC.
  We had lunch in a small sandwich place in the Village and enjoyed this soup. 
 Here is my version of it.

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup finely sliced cabbage
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 can tomato soup undiluted
  • 1 can water
  • 1 can milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • freshly ground pepper
  • sour cream for garnish (opt.)
  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and add onion and celery.
  2. Saute' for a few minutes and then add cabbage and garlic.
  3. Continue to cook and stir for another 5-8 minutes until cabbage is wilted but still has some crunch left.
  4. Place vegetables into a pot and add remaining ingredients.
  5. Bring to a boil and let it simmer until the flavours come together, another 5-10 minutes.

11 comments:

  1. I just love soup. Thanks for another great recipe. I will be trying this one, especially since we are still in a deep freeze here. This would hit the spot.

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  2. That soup sounds wonderful but that bread also looks tasty. Is the recipe for it also here somewhere? Thanks so much!

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  3. Oh that soup looks wonderful!! And, yes, as Sherrill says - so does the roll! The addition of cabbage would add such a hearty layer of flavour! I will be making this.

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  4. Mmmm I love tomato and basil soup! I'm curious what kind of roll you have next to the soup in the picture? Sounds like we agree...that looks yummy as well!

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    1. That is a basil cheese biscuit and I can see I'll have to post that recipe.

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  5. I'm surprised to see a can of tomato soup. Did you try other versions of 'tomato' and prefer this?

    Sharon

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    1. I have made it from scratch but this was a quicker version and is still very good.

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  6. that soup does sound tasty - but oh my that biscuit looks scrumptious - what's that recipe?

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  8. The biscuit draws my attention - we tried our version because this one looked so good; recipe for these would be good...though ours were tasty too.

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