2 pounds tomatoes,
peeled, seeded, and pureed or 1 (28 ounce) can pureed tomatoes
2 tablespoons tomato paste
5 cups water
1/4 cup minced fresh dill or 2 teaspoons
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Fromage blanc or low-fat yogurt
Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot and sauté the onion and salt over medium
heat until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add the honey and cinnamon. Saute, stirring, until the onion is glazed, about
Add the pureed tomatoes, tomato paste, water and 3 tablespoons of the dill. Stir
well to blend. Bring to a rapid boil and cook, uncovered, until the contents are
reduced by half, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the soup from heat and add the balsamic vinegar. Puree the mixture in
a blender or food processor (you may have to do this in batches).
Return the soup
to the kettle and reheat gently.
Ladle the soup into individual soup bowls and top
with the Fromage Blanc or yogurt.