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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.

Servings

2

Prep

15 min

Cook

25 min

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Skill Level

Easy