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Tomato Soup French Style

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The tomato soup french style is a flavorful soup made with a lot of vegetables and the flavor of three mixed herbs. Cooked with added bacon for a meaty taste, the tomato soup french style is best served with garlicky croutons on top. Steaming hot, this soup is sure to bring cheer to any meal.
Ingredients
  Bacon slices 2 , chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large, finely sliced
  Ripe tomatoes 6 , chopped (Or 1 Cup Canned Tomatoes)
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind strips 3
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Use Basic Variety)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped basil 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Heat bacon in pan.
When fat has run, add butter; melt.
Add onions; cook gently 5 to 6 minutes, until tender and golden brown: Add tomatoes, tomato puree, lemon rind, stock, salt, pepper, sugar, and herbs; bring to boil.
Simmer 20 minutes or until tomatoes are tender.
Put through food mill or blend in electric blender or food processor.
Adjust seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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