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Tomato soup with grilled cheese on white plate

Creamy Tomato Bisque

Course Main Course, Soup
Keyword Bisque, Soup, Tomato, Tomato Bisque
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people


  • 6 heirloom tomatoes
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • ½ white onion
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated


  • Slice a thin X on the bottom of each tomato
  • Add tomatoes to pot of boiling water
  • After 1 minute remove tomatoes and place in bowl of ice water to cool
  • Peel and crush heirloom tomatoes
  • In stock pot add butter, onion, pinch of salt, crushed red pepper, crushed garlic, and crushed tomatoes
  • Simmer for 45 minutes or until thicken to your liking
  • Stir every so often and crush tomato chunks
  • Taste and add salt and heavy cream and stir till mixed well
  • Add ¼ cup parmesan cheese at a time until you get your desired flavor
  • Remove onion and garlic from bisque and serve with grilled cheese or your favorite bread