A delicious and refreshing way to enjoy fresh garden tomatoes, this soup is great for hot days and pairs perfectly with good bread (we recommend Ikarian-Style Sourdough!). You can also enjoy this hot if you prefer.
Recipe adapted from 1st edition of An Apple a Day, one of the most popular and enduring cookbooks among the Adventists of Loma Linda, CA. The original edition (and the updated editions following) was put together by many of the wives of the doctors of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Adapted by Naomi Imatome-Yun.
6 tomatoes, chopped or 4 cups canned tomatoes
6 green onions, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
¼ tsp salt
1 cup water
2 cups vegetable broth
1 avocado, diced
Cashew cream, optional topping
Chopped chives or scallions, optional garnish