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Grandma's Tomato Soup

This is a wonderful soup. Quick to make and has a nice rich flavor enhanced by the Paprika & clove roux. My grandmother made this quite frequently and we loved it so much."


2 large cans Tomato Juice
1 Onion, Med (minced)
½ Stick Butter
3 tbsp Flour
1 Tbsp Paprika
1 Tsp Salt
½ tsp. Pepper
1 tsp Cloves, ground
1/3 c. Sugar

6 tbsp. flour
2 eggs, beaten
2 tbsp. butter


In large saucepan, melt butter and saute’ minced onion till transparent and soft. Add flour to make roux. Add Paprika, Salt, Pepper and Cloves to roux. Let roux cook a little til golden (not brown). Slowly add Tomato Juice to pot. Add sugar. Let soup simmer about ½ hour to get the best flavor from the spices.

Directions for dumplings:
Mix with fork until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto boiling soup. Cover with lid 15 minutes. Serve immediately. Makes a very light and fluffy dumpling.

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6-8 servings

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