Panera Country Bread and Tomato Soup With Mashed Basil Oil

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash the basil well with 1/2 cup of the oil and season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  • Heat the remaining 1/4 cup oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Cook the garlic, red pepper and oregano just until the garlic begins to sizzle.
  • Crush the tomatoes with your hands over the saucepan, making sure to include all of the juice.
  • Add the water or stock and red wine.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the bread and remove from heat.
  • Serve immediately, drizzling the soup generously with the mashed basil oil.
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