Tomato Soup with Basil

Tomato Soup With Basil

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Cathy Gillespie

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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

How to Make Tomato Soup with Basil

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.

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About Tomato Soup with Basil

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



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