This was a go-to recipe when we were homeschooling. It can be made in less than 20 minutes to table and is superior to the canned version.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
10 cups of vegetable or chicken stock preferably homemade
12oz can of tomato paste
28oz large can diced or crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup minced parsley or 2 tsp of dried
3 Tablespoons honey
2 tsp dried dill
Salt and pepper to taste
*Optional: 1/4 cup grass-fed butter
In a medium-size saucepan, combine all ingredients together and heat until very hot.
*If adding the grass-fed butter, place in the pan first and melt until frothy and bubbling, then add all remaining ingredients.
Salt and pepper to taste. Makes 8 good size soup bowl servings.