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Tomato and Bread Soup

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 ts Dried red pepper flakes,
  • -approximately
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 1 lb Ripe tomatoes, seeded and
  • -chopped or 2 cups canned
  • -tomatoes, chopped
  • 24 c Day old dried bread or good
  • -quality unsweetened
  • -wholewheat Italian bread,
  • -or country french white
  • -bread, cut in 1" cubes
  • 3 c Chicken or beef broth,
  • -preferably homemade
  • 1/4 c Snipped fresh basil leaves


Slowly cook garlic and pepper flakes in 3 tablespoons of the olive oil, for
about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook slowly, over low heat, for 10
minutes. Add bread and broth and bring to a simmer. Stir well and cook,
uncovered, for 15 minutes or until consistency is porridge-like. Season to
taste with salt. Serve right away, drizzled with more olive oil and
snippets of fresh basil or let stand until you are ready to eat; can be up
to 2 hours and eaten at room temperature.

Yield: 4 servings

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