Tomato Soup With Basil Recipe

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Tomato Soup with Basil

Cathy Gillespie

By
@circlemoon8

This is really good.


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Serves:

6

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 tsp
olive oil
1
link italian sausage, remove casing, crumble
1 large
leek, white and pale green parts only, well rinsed, thinly sliced
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1 stalk(s)
celery, thinly sliced
1 c
yellow onion, chopped
pinch
sugar
2 lb
ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, chopped
3 c
beef broth
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
6 Tbsp
basil leaves, finely chopped
hot sauce, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in large soup pot over med-hi heat. Add sausage, cook stirring until browned, about 10 minutes. Add leek, garlic, celery and onions; cook stirring until vegetables are lightly golden, about 10 minutes. Add sugar, tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to med-low. Cover and cook until the mixture thickens, about 30 minutes.
2
Remove from heat and let cool about 10 minutes. Puree with hand blender. Season with salt and pepper. Heat soup over medium heat. Add lemon juice, 4 TBS basil and hot sauce. When heated through, about 5 minutes, serve garnished with remaining basil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American