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Rich Tomato Soup with Pesto

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Ingredients
  Butter/Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Sun dried tomatoes in oil 5 , roughly chopped (Or Sunblush, Soft)
  Canned plum tomatoes 1 1⁄4 Kilogram (3 Cans, 40 Gram Each)
  Chicken stock/Vegetable stock 18 Fluid Ounce (500 Milliliter)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon (Any Type, Or More To Taste)
  Soured cream 142 Milliliter (142 Milliliter Pot)
  Basil pesto 4 Ounce (100 Gram, Fresh)
  Basil leaves 1 Tablespoon (For Serving)
Directions

1. Heat the butter or oil in a large pan, then add the garlic and soften for a few mins. Add both kinds of tomatoes, the stock, sugar and seasoning, then simmer for 10 mins until the tomatoes have broken down a little.
2. Whizz with a stick blender, adding half of the soured cream as you go. Taste and add seasoning- add more sugar if you need to. Serve the soup in bowls with 1 tbsp or so of the pesto swirled on top, a little more soured cream and a scattering of basil leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 362 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.1%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.5 mg10.2%

Sodium 1296.4 mg54%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 11 g22.7%

Vitamin A 51.3% Vitamin C 86.1%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rich Tomato Soup With Pesto Recipe