Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

Recipe by Anu_N
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot of boiling water, blanch the ripe tomatoes for 10 seconds.
  • Transfer to colander; cool slightly and peel off skin.
  • Cut tomatoes in half; remove seeds and chop.
  • In a medium saucepan, cook the onion in olive oil over medium heat, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook uncovered over medium heat for 20 minutes (If using canned tomatoes, decrease cooking time to 10 minutes).
  • Spoon 3/4 of mixture into food processor or blender container; puree until smooth.
  • Return to saucepan, and add red pepper, basil and milk to the soup.
  • Heat until hot but do not boil.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Divide the soup into two warm bowls and serve immediately.
  • Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired.
  • As stated use only the soy milk for the Vegan version.
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