Fresh Tomato Basil Bisque

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By Cheese Please

Serving Size: 4 | Prep Time: 5 mins | Total Time: 35 mins

  • 3 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup vidalia onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh basil, loosely chopped
  • 32 oz chicken stock
  • ½ tsp saltpinch of red pepper
  • parmesan for topping
  1. In a large sauce pot heat 1 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil over medium-low heat. Brown the onions until they begin to become translucent (about 3-4 minutes).
  2. Add the chicken stock, tomatoes and basil. Season with salt, pepper and red pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer for about 30 minutes.
  4. Serve warm with parmesan cheese.

Make a double batch so you'll be sure to have leftovers and store them in Ziploc bags in your freezer!

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