Basil

yellow tomato soup with creme fraiche and basil oil

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August 20, 2016
Photo by daron
Author Notes

this is a well balanced and easy to make soup with only a few ingredients.
but bursting with flavor —daron

  • Makes .5 gal
Ingredients
  • 2 spanish onion
  • 2 bunches celery
  • 10 pounds yellow tomatoes
  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • .5 cups veg stock
  • 1 cup sugar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Sauté onions and celery until soft (do not let them get any color) Add your ¼ tomatoes and cook on medium till tomatoes are soft and natural juice from the tomatoes covers them. 15-20 min Working in batches puree in blender or food processor. be careful not to over fill blender, as tomatoes are very hot. Strain thru large hole china cap Using a ladle push down on tomatoes to extract any juice left in them. Discard any solids that are left Return soup back to stove and bring to boil Add heavy cream sugar and vegetable stock Let cook and reduce for approx. 30 min on medium heat
  2. garnish with creme friache and basil oil

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