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Rich Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Streaky bacon rashers 4 , de-rinded and chopped
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Celery stick 2 , sliced
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Red wine 3 Tablespoon
  Ripe tomatoes/2 tins chopped tomatoes 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
  Freshly chopped parsley 4 Tablespoon
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Lightly whipped cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Heat a pan, melt the butter and oil. Put in the onion, garlic, bacon and celery. Sauté until soft but do not brown.
2) Pour in stock, wine, and then add sugar, tomatoes, tomato puree, seasoning and parsley.
3) Let it come to a boil. Let it simmer for 30 minutes.
4) In a liquidizer, puree it and strain through a sieve.
5) In a bowl, add flour into the melted butter. Whisk. Pour it into the soup. Stir briskly until it boils and thickens.

SERVING
6) Make swirls of cream and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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