Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Tomato Basil Soup

Pretty chill day today. I watched the first disc of Mad Men season 1 and I'm glad to finally be in on the hype surrounding that show. It is really good!

I made a couple really easy dishes today.

Tomato Basil Soup

1 can plum tomatoes
1 tsp garlic
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/3 cup frozen peas
1 tbsp dried basil
1 tsp 21 Seasoning Powder
1 cup veggie broth
1/2 cup almond milk
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp black pepper

Cut tomatoes and add to a pot along with the tomato juice. Add remaining ingredients, tweak seasonings to taste, and heat through.

I also roasted up a tomato, an Asian eggplant, and two onions. I seasoned with 21 Seasoning Powder and balsamic vinegar. I roasted them at 425 for 30 minutes and thought (what I usually think) - "Couldn't these be more burnt?" So I turned it up to 500 for 15 more minutes. Ahhh slightly burnt onions are so freakin' good.

Do you like burnt food? I'm such a weirdo but I like my roasted veggies extremely roasty and my roommate thinks I'm gross for eating the burnt parts of my food. Heheh I just like it, can't help myself.


  1. I like the burnt part of veggies too. Especially grilled veggies. Too bad we didn't get a chance to talk more. It sounds like we have quite a bit in common. Hoosiers who love to play pretend. Hopefully next time.

  2. the comment you left me about all the great things youve had going on...congrats!

    sounds so fun!