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Cucina Rustica Tomato Bread Soup

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Category: Italian, Soups, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 sm Leek, white part only, chop
  • 4 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 c Tomatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 1/3 c Fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c Vegetable/chicken stock
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 2 c Day-old Italian bread, cube
  • 2 tb Parmesan, freshly grated


This is a great recipe for leftover, or stale bread

In heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook leek and garlic,
stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in tomatoes and basil;
bring to boil. boil gently for 5-10 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Add 1 cup of the stock, salt and pepper; bring to boil, stirring. Remove
from heat; stir in bread. If necessary, warm remaining stock and add enough
to reach desired consistency. Serve in warmed soup bowls; sprinkle with

2 servings for $4.40CDN [Oct 94]

Per serving: about 245 calories, 8 g protein, 10 g fat, 33 g carbohydrate
Good source iron.

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