Like Zio's Tomato Florentine Soup

Recipe by Adelinkat
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare a roux: Heat 3 tablespoons butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat until foaming. Whisk in flour. Cook until straw colored, about 3 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Sauté onions in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until golden brown.
  • Add garlic and continue to sauté 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove mixture from heat and pure in food processor.
  • Prepare chicken base: Dissolve chicken bouillon cubes in hot water.
  • In a small Dutch oven or heavy pot, heat tomatoes, ketchup, vegetable juice and chicken base over medium-low heat.
  • Add pured onion mixture, basil, dill, hot pepper sauce, sugar, black pepper and wine.
  • Simmer 15 minutes.
  • Whisk in roux and simmer an additional 30 minutes over medium-low heat.
  • Whisk in cream.
  • Add spinach.
  • Serve immediately or cool and refrigerate.
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