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Fresh Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Fresh tomatoes 12 Large
  Bacon fat strip 3 , diced
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiled potatoes 3 , diced
  Celery stalks 2 , diced
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet basil To Taste
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (1 large pat)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Blanch tomatoes in boiling water.
Peel and cut out stem ends.
Fry bacon in a deep heavy pot and add the onion.
Fry together until onion is light brown.
Add tomatoes cut in halves, water, potatoes, celery, oregano and basil.
Bring to a boil and break tomatoes up slightly, but don't make mixture mushy.
Cook slowly for about 15 minutes.
In another pot, bring milk, cream, butter, salt and pepper to a boil until butter melts.
Stir soda into the tomato mixture.
When tomatoes stop frothing, add the milk mixture and heat for a few minutes.
Reseason to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes

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