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Tomato basil soup Recipe

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Into Large soup pot on slow heat

add 21/2 cups chopped onions
3 large cloves chopped garlic
2 to 3 TBL spoons olive oil
3 TBL spoons butter
cook slowly to soften
Add 1 tsp salt, shake of ground pepper at this time
large handful of fresh basil (tied with string (easier to remove later)

then add 2 48oz cans whole Italian tomatoes
Break up tomatoes before adding to pot
I follow cooks advice and crush them with my hand
1 box of low salt chicken broth
Add salt to taste once the soup has heated

Bring to boil slowly and reduce heat to simmer
for 2 to 3 hours
remove basil with a stick blender, emulsify
check again for seasoning
And your done
can be

simple directions refer to list of ingredients

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
dadís and my favourite summertime soup
It freezes well
the secret to this soup is real Italian tomatoes which Jamie Oliver recommends for any dish




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