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Old September 18, 2012   #77
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Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes

Servings: 6

"A simple soup made with fresh tomatoes, that is sure to become one of your

4 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
1 slice onion
4 whole cloves
2 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons white sugar, or to taste

• In a stockpot, over medium heat, combine the tomatoes, onion, cloves and chicken broth.
• Bring to a boil, and gently boil for about 20 minutes to blend all of the flavors.
• Remove from heat and run the mixture through a food mill into a large bowl, or pan.
• Discard any stuff left over in the food mill.

• In the now empty stockpot, melt the butter over medium heat.
• Stir in the flour to make a roux, cooking until the roux is a medium brown. Gradually whisk in a bit of the tomato mixture, so that no lumps form, then stir in the rest.
• Season with sugar and salt, and adjust to taste.
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