Green Tomato Soup
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INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups chopped green tomato
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 3 T minced onion
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3 T butter
  • 3 T flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • salt and pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Simmer tomato in water with onion and salt until tender - 20-25 minutes.
  2. Add soda and stir to combine.
  3. In a double boiler, melt butter, add flour and mix well.
  4. Add milk gradually and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  5. Stir in tomato mixture and season with salt and pepper.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
When fall is about to shut down the garden, and not all the fruit has time to ripen....one thing to do with those green tomatoes.