*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Cream of Tomato Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home - August/September '97
 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Not Sent
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  c             diced peeled tomatoes
      1/4  c             diced celery
      1/4  c             diced onion
    1      tbsp          vegetable oil
    2      tbsp          all-purpose flour
    1      c             evaporated milk
    1      tsp           salt -- optional
      1/8  tsp           pepper
    3      tbsp          sour cream
    3      tsp           minced fresh parsley
 
 In a saucepan, combine tomatoes, celery and onion; bring to a boil. 
 Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often.  Cool for
 10 minutes; pour into a blender.  Cover and process until smooth.  In a
 large saucepan, heat oil; stir in flour until smooth.  Gradually add
 milk; bring to a boil.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes.  Gradually stir in
 tomato mixture.  Add salt if desired and pepper; heat through.  Top
 individual servings with sour cream and parsley.
 
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