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Tomato and Cheese Soup

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  Butter 1 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Plain flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 Pound, skinned, seeded and chopped (1 Kilogram)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Rosemary sprig 1
  Sprig thyme 1
  Chicken stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Grated gruyere cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Melt the butter in a pan, add the onions and cook, without browning, for 10 minutes.
Stir in the flour and cook for a further minute.
Stir in the tomatoes, garlic, herbs, stock, and salt and pepper to taste.
Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the tomatoes are very tender.
Cool slightly, then sieve or work in an electric blender until smooth.
Return to the pan.
Blend the cream and egg yolk together and stir into the pan.
Heat through gently; do not boil or the soup will curdle.
Stir in the cheese and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2299 Calories from Fat 924

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g157.2%

Saturated Fat 60.1 g300.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 275 mg91.7%

Sodium 1621.3 mg67.6%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.4%

Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.4%

Sugars 114.6 g

Protein 86 g171.6%

Vitamin A 178.8% Vitamin C 279.6%

Calcium 63.3% Iron 34.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomato And Cheese Soup Recipe