Tuscan Tomato Soup

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Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
1 whole Small onion, chopped
2 whole Garlic cloves, crushed
1-1/2 lbs ripe plum tomatoes
3-3/4 cups chicken stock
2 tsp tomato paste
12 basil leaves, shredded
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/2 loaf italian bread (ciabatta), crusts removed
1/2 cup shredded chedder cheese

Preparation

Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Cook over low heat until soft.

Put tomatoes in a bowl. Cover with boiling water and leave 1 minute. Pour off water and cover tomatoes with cold water. Leave 1 minute. Peel tomatoes and chop roughly. Add to saucepan.

Stir in chicken stock, tomato paste, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 30 minutes.

Add the peas and cream. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed. Turn off the heat and stir in half the cheese. Serve over torn pieces of bread sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

Yield

Serves 4 to 6

Cook Time

Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 40 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 4 to 6
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 272
Calories from Fat: 207

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
35%
Carbohydrates 30g
10%
Dietary Fiber 8g
32%
Saturated Fat 14g
70%
Calories 272kcal
13%
Cholesterol 20mg
6%
Protein 16g
26%
Sodium 1014mg
42%
Calcium
2%
Iron
20%
Vitamin A
13%
Vitamin C
28%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.