Tomato and Basil Soup Recipe

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A warm tomato soup that has a hint of spice in the background from the chili flakes. Perfect served with grilled cheese.
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Ingredients
  • 5 Roma tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (29 ounce can)
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
Directions
PREP
45 mins
COOK
30 mins
READY IN
1.25 hrs
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Halve the tomatoes and place on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 45 minutes.

In a large saucepan, heat remaining olive oil and butter. Sauté onion, garlic and red pepper flakes until onions start to brown, approximately 20 minutes.

Stir remaining ingredients including roasted tomatoes and juice in pan. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Pour into food processor and puree until smooth. Pour back into pan until ready to serve.

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"Delicious! I was suprised at how easy it was, too. Even my 11-year old loved it. Served it with homemade croutons. I'm excited to have the leftover bowl for lunch."
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