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Ultimate Tomato Bisque Recipe

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This recipe for Ultimate Tomato Bisque is from The Navatuary Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


2lb of Ripe Tomatoes, chopped
1 Tbsp of Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tbsp of Olive Oil, divided
2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter
1 Small Onion, chopped
3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
2 Stalks of Celery, chopped
Few Sprigs of Fresh Thyme
1 Large Potato or Sweet Potato (or both)
5 cups of Chicken or Veggie Stock
3/4 cup of Heavy Cream or Cream Cheese
Salt and Pepper to taste
Fresh Basil

1) Preheat your oven to 425 degrees, in a small roasting pan, add the tomatoes, balsamic, one tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper and roast for about 20-25 minutes or until caramelized and roasted, meanwhile start the base.

2) In a Dutch oven, add the remaining oil, and butter, along with onions, garlic and celery along with a pinch of salt and sauté over medium heat for about 7-10 minutes until softened.

3) Add the stock, potato, thyme and Italian seasoning, cook over medium low for about 15 minutes or until the tomatoes are ready and potato is tender, add the tomatoes to the soup base, simmer for 10 minutes.

4) Puree the mixture until smooth (discard the sprigs of thyme before you puree) add it back to the same pot, add the cream and some basil,, keep it warm over low heat, adjust the seasoning to taste




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