How do you add depth to tomato soup?
To elevate the flavors, I saute the savory aromatics like garlic, onion, and herbs before adding in the whole tomatoes to add depth and complexity. Using ripe whole canned tomatoes makes it easy to crush and control the thickness of the soup.
How do you make tomato soup less acidic?
When you add baking soda to tomato soup (or sauce, or chili), it neutralizes the acid in the tomatoes. Not only will this make the tomatoes taste less acidic (good news if your tomatoes turned out more sour than you expected), but it also means that you can now add milk to your soup without risking curdling it.
Are you supposed to put milk in tomato soup?
Tips for Making Tomato Soup
Without the added frills is simplicity, perfected. You could splurge and use cream rather than milk, but I find milk makes it lovely and creamy without being rich.