Pat's Tomato Bread Soup

Total Time
1hr 20mins
10 mins
1 hr 10 mins

My Aunt Pat who lived in New York used to run an Italian Deli business. This is one of her simple recipes.

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  1. Put olive oil in a soup pot and add crushed garlic and bread.
  2. Saute bread until golden.
  3. Add beef broth and tomatoes.
  4. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove cover and simmer an additional 40 minutes.
  6. Just before serving, add fresh basil leaves or spinach leaves.
  7. Cooking time is approximate.