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Tomato Basil Soup
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
7 scallions, finely chopped
2 Teaspoons minced garlic
2 Cups Pomi strained tomatoes
2 Cups chicken broth
1 Cup thinly sliced basil leaves
1/2 Teaspoon pepper
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1 1/2 Cups heavy cream
2 Tablespoons brandy
2 Tablespoons tomato paste
- Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add scallions and garlic; cook over medium heat until scallions are softened, stirring frequently.
- Add strained tomatoes, broth, sliced basil leaves, pepper and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
- Transfer tomato mixture, in batches, to a blender, and carefully pulse until basil is finely chopped. Return to saucepan. Stir in cream, brandy and tomato paste. Heat over low heat until very hot. Do not boil.
- Divide between serving bowls, garnish with basil leaves, and serve.
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