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Mediterranean Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Ripe plum tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound (675 gram)
  Onion 1 Medium, quartered
  Celery stick 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Pint (450 milliliter / 1 1/8 cups)
  Tomato puree 15 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
  Small pasta shapes 2 Ounce (50 gram / 1/2 cup)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Fresh coriander/Parsley 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

1. Place the tomatoes, onion, celery and garlic in a pan with the oil. Cover and cook over a low heat for 40-45 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally, until very soft.
2. Spoon the vegetables into a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Press though a sieve, then return to the pan.
3. Stir in the stock and tomato puree and bring to the boil. Add the pasta and simmer gently for about 8 minutes, or until the pasta is tender. Add salt and pepper, to taste, then sprinkle with coriander or parsley and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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