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Tuscan Bread Soup

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  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic cloves 5 Large, crushed
  Ripe tomatoes 7 Large, peeled and quartered (fresh)
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped fresh basil 2 Tablespoon
  Day old bread 1 Pound, cubed (rye, whole wheat)
  Chicken stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. In a large pot, heat oil and saute onion and garlic about 10 minutes until soft but not brown.
2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and cayenne and simmer 20 minutes.
3. Add basil, bread, stock, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up the bread.
4. Spoon into soup bowls and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2018 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.8%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36 mg12%

Sodium 5332.8 mg222.2%

Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.3%

Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.3%

Sugars 63.5 g

Protein 91 g182%

Vitamin A 263.7% Vitamin C 324.6%

Calcium 74% Iron 51.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tuscan Bread Soup Recipe