Nadia Melkowits's Note:
After trying so many different recipes that claim to be the original Tomato-Basil Soup at La Madeleine , this one came to be closest recipe. Creamy and rich it is full of flavor and it goes so well with a french baguette or hard crusted Italian bread .
My Private Note
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- 1Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large pot and simmer for about 25 minute.
- 2Blend the mixture in a blender and return to the pot over low heat.
- 3Mix together flour and milk until no lumps appear.
- 4Add milk mixture, butter and basil to the tomato base. Stir constantly until thickened ( about 5 min).
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Nutritional Facts for La Madeleine's Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Serving Size: 1 (132 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 137.6
- Calories from Fat 99
- Total Fat 11.0 g
- Saturated Fat 6.7 g
- Cholesterol 29.2 mg
- Sodium 88.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 8.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
- Sugars 4.4 g
- Protein 2.7 g
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