Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.5
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.6 mg
  • Sodium: 702.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Introduction

HomeMade and Delicious - Even if I do say so myself HomeMade and Delicious - Even if I do say so myself
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 small onion (I use frozen to save on prep time)
    1 Tbs finely diced shallots
    2 cloves of fresh garlic (minced with a garlic press)
    1 Tbs butter
    1 Tbs olive oil
    2 Tbs or so Cooking Sherry
    1 large can crushed tomatoes
    1 can tomato puree
    1 can cream of celery soup
    1 small can of tomato sauce
    crushed red pepper flakes to taste
    salt/pepper to taste
    1 C or so chicken stock
    1 C or so heavy cream
    10 fresh basil leaves
    1/2 tsp dried parsley
    fresh grated parmesan cheese

    Optional: Ezekiel bread garlic crouton (easy to make) - Not included in the calculation of this recipe. Butter both sides of the bread, season with garlic. Grill in a non-stick skillet until golden and cut up for use as croutons.



Directions


Optional: Ezekiel bread garlic crouton (easy to make) - Not included in the calculation of this recipe. Butter both sides of the bread, season with garlic. Grill in a non-stick skillet until golden and cut up for use as croutons.


Melt butter in a stock pot/dutch oven on med to med/high heat. Add olive oil....
Add Onions and cook for approximately 8 minutes
Add shallots and garlic until aromatic.
Deglaze pot with cooking sherry
Continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes
Add crushed tomatoes, tomato puree, cream of celery soup, and tomato sauce.
Stir and reduce heat
Add chicken stock, parsley, and cream.
Add fresh basil and salt/pepper to taste
Continue to simmer for approximately one hour.

Makes 8 servings - Use parmesan cheese to garnish each bowl and the optional croutons

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRICENOK.

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