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Herbed Fresh Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Tomatoes 2 Pound, peeled and quartered (6 Medium Sized)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Snipped fresh basil/2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped thyme/1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed 4 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

In large saucepan heat butter and oil till butter melts.
Add onions; cook till tender but not brown.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, thyme, and bouillon granules; mash tomatoes slightly.
Stir in water; bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
Press through food mill.
Strain mixture.
Return to saucepan; stir in salt and pepper.
Heat through.
Pour into soup tureen or ladle into individual soup bowls.
Garnish with celery tops, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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