There will come a time, and you are never sure when it will creep up, but it will and you have to throw something together that Works. Yes, capital W...it just needs to work! Because when there are 20 something other equally important things to prep some things are just going to have to Work, not shine but not suck either. This is my go to Work soup.
Roasted Red Pepper - Tomato Bisque
One onion carmalized in butter
One part can/jar roasted red pepper
Two parts whole peeled canned tomato
One big pinch black pepper
Simple....sautee onion then add everything else. Bring to a boil, simmer for 2o min. Puree! Hurray! Add some basil, blue cheese and/or croutons.