Friday, August 5, 2011

Tomato Basil Soup

This Tomato Basil Soup is a great summertime soup recipe. When we can we substitute fresh tomatoes from our garden and we always use basil grown here on the property.


Tomato Basil Soup
Serves 6

32 oz can San Marzano Tomatoes, pureed
1 can tomato paste
1 cup onion, diced
½ cup celery, diced
½ cup carrot, diced
¾ cup fresh basil, chopped
¼ cup olive oil
1 T. garlic, minced
1 cup heavy cream
Salt & Pepper to taste

1. Preheat heavy bottom sauce pan. Add olive oil.  Sweat onion, celery & carrot in oil until soft.  Add garlic, sauté for a few more minutes.

2. Add tomato paste and pureed tomatoes.

3. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add heavy cream and ½ cup of basil.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Garnish soup with remaining basil.



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