Fresh Tomato Soup with Garlic and Fresh Cheese Toasts

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Make this soup when the tomatoes are ripe and in season.


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large clove


  1. Heat the oil in a medium pot over medium-low heat. Add the onion, garlic, tomatoes, and parsley. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Stir to mix. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes, or until the tomatoes are soft and have released their juices.
  2. Add the water. Raise the heat to high, cover, and bring to a boil. Remove the cover and lower th