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Fresh Tomato Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil/Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, minced
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Ripe tomatoes 6 Large, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1 Large
  Parsley sprigs 3
  Fresh thyme sprig/1 teaspoon dried sprig 2
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Croutons 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat 2 tablespoons of butter and the peanut oil in a large, heavy saucepan.
Cook the onion, stirring constantly, until it is soft and golden.
Stir in the flour and cook, stirring all the time, until golden; do not brown.
Add the tomatoes and water.
Tie the bay leaf, parsley sprigs and thyme in a triple layer of cheesecloth to make a bouquet garni.
Add to the tomatoes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Simmer covered over low heat for 30 minutes.
Remove the bouguet garni and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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