Crock Pot Tomato Soup
2 Tablespoons oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
8 cups of chicken broth or stock
4- 14 ounce cans of tomatoes
¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
¼ cup asiago cheese, shredded or use an Italian cheese blend
½ teaspoon salt or to taste
In a skillet or pan heat oil and add onion. Reduce temperature and cook onions, stirring often until lightly browned and caramelized. This takes about 10-15 minutes.
Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Place onion mixture in crock pot.
Add broth and tomatoes. Cook on low for 2-3 three hours.
Carefully puree the mixture in a blender. If using a blender pour back in crock pot after it is pureed.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add cheese and stir until melted.
Leave in crock pot on low or warm until serving.
Serve with more cheese sprinkled on top if desired.