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Cream of fresh tomato soup from Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients by Ina Garten

  • basil
  • carrots
  • heavy cream
  • red onions
  • tomato paste
  • tomatoes
  • croûtons

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Accompaniments: Parmesan toasts

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  • Lepa on July 22, 2016

    I made this with a huge bowl of fresh summer tomatoes and it was delicious. The croutons were essential.

  • bburciul on October 01, 2015

    Hold back a cup of chicken stock and add it as needed to adjust the consistency. With the tomatoes I used, 3 cups was far too much.

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  • Lisa Is Cooking

    Crunchy, parmesan croutons take the place of a grilled cheese sandwich here, and they are a delicious topping on the soup along with some fresh basil.

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