Bloody Mary Soup

Bloody Mary Soup Recipe
Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 27 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 103
Fat 5 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 1040 mg

Ingredients

Soup:
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large onion, diced
3 ribs celery, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 28-oz. cans whole tomatoes in juice
Salt and pepper
2 teaspoons grated horseradish
Topping:
1/4 cup heavy cream, chilled
2 teaspoons grated horseradish
3 tablespoons chopped chives, optional

Preparation

1. Make soup: Melt butter in a pot over medium heat. Add onion and celery and cook, stirring, until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute, then add Worcestershire sauce and sauté 1 minute longer.

2. Open tomato cans and cut tomatoes (still in cans) with kitchen shears into large chunks. Add tomatoes and juice to pot, along with salt and pepper. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in horseradish. Let soup cool 10 minutes, then puree in blender in batches and pour through a strainer into a large pan. Keep warm.

3. Make topping: Using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat cream with horseradish until it forms stiff peaks. Divide soup among 8 cups and top with a dollop of horseradish cream. Garnish with chopped chives, if desired.

Note:

December 2009
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