Valentine's-Special Tomato Soup with Cupid Croutons
|2 tbsp. olive oil|
|1cups medium onion, chopped|
|2 cloves garlic, chopped|
|3 cups vegetable or chicken broth|
|4 whole peeled tomatoes|
|2 bay leaves|
|4 slices white bread|
|1 tbsp. butter|
|1/2 tsp. Naario Jaggery Powder|
|2 1/2 tsp Naario Himalayan Pink salt|
1 1/2 tsp Naario Garam masala
Method for Preparation:
Step 1- In a saucepot, heat oil on medium. Add onion and garlic; cook 10 minutes, stirring. Add broth, tomatoes, bay leaves and 1/2 teaspoon salt and garam masala. Heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 2- Meanwhile, trim crusts from bread. Cut it into heart-shapes with a cutter or a butter knife, cut 4 hearts from bread slices; toast hearts. Stir bread scraps into soup.
Step 3- Remove and discard bay leaves. Stir in butter and sugar. In batches in blender blend soup until smooth. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Serve topped with heart croutons.