4 B’s Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup

This came from my favorite restaurant in Polson, Montana. It is from “My 50 Years of Cooking” by Bill Hainline, founder of the restaurant in 1947. It is super easy to make.

4 B's Old Fashioned Tomato Soup

4 B's Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup

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  • Recipe Type: Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes, Soup Recipes
  • Prep time:10 minutes
  • Cook time:25 minutes
  • Serves: 8
4 B's Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup

Tomato soup makes a tasty lunch on a cold day!


  • 1 tablespoon chopped sautéed onion
  • 2 1/2 pounds tomatoes
  • 2 quarts of milk
  • 1/2 pint of heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • black pepper to taste


Simmer onion until done, add tomatoes, milk and cream. Bring to high heat but do not boil. Put lots of sugar in this one, then add a little more with plenty of black pepper.

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  • Stephanie

    I grew up in Polson MT, thank you for sharing this soup recipe, I had it for many years at the 4-Bs!!!!!! Stephanie

    • http://www.copykat.com Stephanie

      I hope you enjoy the soup!

  • Kyle aka K.Y.

    What or how do u make the tomatoes into juice for the soup mix?? Other than lack of info sounds delicious.