Friday, September 4, 2009

Tomato Bisque

I love tomato soup, especially this recipe. Right now this is the perfect thing to do with all of your garden tomatoes!

2 c. chicken broth
14 1/2 oz can whole tomatoes, undrained and broken up
1/2 c. celery chopped
1/2 c. onion chopped
3 med. tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
3 T. butter
3 T. flour
2 c. half and half
1 T. Sugar

In an stockpot or large sauce pan, combine first 4 ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. In blender, puree mixture in small batches until smooth. In same pan, cook fresh tomatoes in butter for 5 minutes. Stir in flour. Add half and half. Over low heat, cook adn stir until thickened. Stir in broth mixture and sugar. Heath through, do not boil.

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