Looking for a spicy tomato soup with a lot of flavor and umami? You've come to the right place. This soup has a secret ingredient: chocolate!
The multiple steps in this spicy tomato soup recipe are worth it. Take your time to measure out all the ingredients listed and the recipe will come together smoothly and efficiently.
First, start by heating oil and butter in a stock pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté the onions until translucent.
Add the minced garlic, celery, carrots, and sun dried tomatoes to the same pot at the onion. And now all the “characters” of this recipe are getting thrown together in the same pot.
Add the rest of the spices and a little wine too. You can use white wine, sherry, and even Champagne. Whatever you happen to have on hand.
Add the remaining ingredients listed in the recipe, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for 45 minutes to an hour.
It will start to look like a chunky chili as it cooks. Once all the flavors have simmered for an hour, you can use and immersion blender to blend it all together and make the soup smooth.
Add parsley and cilantro. Add chocolate and enough honey to balance acidity.
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