Fresh Creamy Tomato Soup

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
olive oil
1
onion (diced)
1 teaspoon
salt
2 cloves
garlic (minced)
2 tablespoons
gluten-free flour (or Wondra, if you eat flour)
12
tomatoes (any varieties, chopped)
 
pepper (a few grindings, or to taste)
2 cups
chicken or vegetable broth (more if needed)
1
fresh basil leaves
 
orange zest (from half an orange)
1 teaspoon
fresh thyme leaves
Yields:
servings

Instructions

In heavy saucepan, heat oil over moderate heat and cook onions, salt and garlic until tender and starting to color, stirring several times. Add flour and stir while cooking for a minute. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, stock and basil, and simmer for 20 minutes.Process to a creamy texture. You can use an immersion blender, food processor, or traditional blender for this step. Finish with orange zest and thyme leaves, and serve.