Garden Fresh Tomato Basil Soup
Yield 1 quart
8 ea Very Ripe Tomatoes from your garden (Peeled and Cored)
1.5 CP Diced Yellow Onion
1 TB Minced Fresh Garlic
3 TB Olive oil
2.5 CP Chicken or Vegetable broth
1/4 CP Chopped Fresh Basil (a little more doesn't hurt)
1 TB Brown Sugar (more if needed to cut the acidity)
1 tsp Minced orange zest
1 TB Minced Lemon Zest
1 tsp White Pepper
2 tsp Black Pepper
2 tsp Salt (Adjust as needed depending on saltiness of chicken broth)
- Sauté onions carrots and garlic with olive oil and pepper on high heat until caramelizing is taking place.
- Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer, approximately 5 minutes.
- Add the ripe tomatoes, zest and allow to simmer for about a minute.
- At this point you can start blending the soup with the fresh basil until semi smooth while blending add salt and sugar as needed.