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A question about a recipe: Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup

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I have a question about the recipe "Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup" from Amanda Hesser. can I used canned tomatoes?

asked by juliunruly 12 months ago
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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added 12 months ago

I'll bet Amanda will offer her input, but until then, I often roast canned tomatoes to make this and other tomato soups off season. Drain them well, cut in half and follow the roasting directions. They will caramelize around the cut edges. Save the liquid from the draining process of the tomatoes. You may want to add it to the soup.

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added 11 months ago

Hi there -- sorry for the delay, just seeing this. I wouldn't use canned tomatoes. I don't think they'll have enough charm. Wait until next summer, alas!

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added 11 months ago

Just read Susan's reply above. She's more experienced in this than I am -- you might give it a try, but I'd also recommend making it when tomatoes are in season so you can see both versions.

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added 11 months ago

Thank you both!

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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added 11 months ago

As Amanda said, definitely also try it with fresh tomatoes at their peak, but either way, it's delicious.