Years of passing down the recipe and making modifications and changes has led to this — 5th Generation Tomato Soup. The richness of the tomato in the broth is immediate, bright, and sweet. There’s a hint of buttery goodness in between all of those tender egg noodles. It’s everything you could want in a classic tomato soup, made better by all the hands that have helped shape it. 5th Generation Tomato Soup is a dish worth passing along to others!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup wide egg noodles, cooked
  • fresh parsley, optional, chopped, for garnish

Directions

Step 1 –In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.

Step 2 –Add the flour to the melted butter and stir to form a smooth paste.

Step 3 –Cook the flour mixture until it is golden and the raw flour smell disappears, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 4 –Gradually add the tomato juice and the water to the flour mixture, while stirring constantly.

Step 5 –Bring the soup mixture to a boil and cook, while stirring, until thickened, about 2 minutes.

Step 6 –Add the sugar and the salt to the soup mixture and stir to combine.

Step 7 –Add the egg noodles and cook until heated through, about 3-5 minutes.

Step 8 –Serve garnished with the parsley.