• Servings 2
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 25 min
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Italian Tomato Soup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ripe plum tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 loaf of day old Italian or French bread, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.
  • Basil leaves, chopped for garnish
  • Add olive oil to a hot pan.
  • Add the tomatoes, garlic and bread and reduce heat to medium. Cook for 5  minutes.
  • Reduce heat to simmer add the chicken stock and continue to cook for another 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • At this point you may either serve  as is for and rustic soup or you may pass the soup through a food mill to get a smoother texture.

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