tomato basil soup

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By SHARON HUNTER
from Sumner, IA

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serves 4
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tomato basil soup

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    fresh basil leaves
  • 3 lb
    fresh tomatoes
  • 1 c
    tomato juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh thyme
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 lg
    onion
  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make tomato basil soup

  • 1
    Heat oil in large stockpot over medium heat. Add carrots and chopped onion and saute for about 5 minutes. Stir in stock, thyme and paprika. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes stirring constantly.
  • 2
    Add tomato juice, tomatoes and half the basil. Return to a simmer and cook uncovered, about 40 minutes.
  • 3
    In small batches, pulse 2-3 times in a blender or use an immersion blender. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Garnish with remainder of basil.
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