- ½ can tomatoes 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups hot water 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 slices onion 1/8 teaspoon soda
- ¼ bay leaf 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 3 cloves 1 teaspoon butter
- ½ cup rolled oats
Heat tomatoes, water, onion, bay leaf, and cloves to boiling point; add oatmeal gradually, and cook for forty-five minutes; press through a sieve; add seasonings and butter, and serve with croutons.
Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)