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Homemade Tomato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne
Added: Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 celery stalks, chopped
1/2 lb. carrots, chopped
1 large yellow onion, diced
evoo, about 3 tbsp
3 cups chicken broth
2 Bay leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup white wine (I use a chardonnay)
2 14 oz.cans crushed tomatoes with Italian herbs
1/2 cup half and half

Directions:
Directions:
Saute the celery, carrots and onion in the evoo. Season to taste. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Add the crushed tomatoes, basil, bay leaves and wine. Stir to combine. Taste for seasoning.
Let simmer for about 1 hour. Turn gas to very low. Stir in the half and half and let simmer again. Serve in bowls with a dollop of sour cream and fresh basil leaves. Add some crushed red pepper flakes if you like it spicy.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you like tomato soup, you'll flip for this. Trust me, you'll never eat canned tomato soup again. Try serving this with grilled provolone and ham sandwiches. Are ya kiddin' me, or what!!!

 

 

 

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