Argiro's Recipes

Posted in Alfa's Recipes, on 29 July 2015, by , 0 Comments

Make this delicious soup with juicy and aromatic tomatoes!

Servings: 6
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

• 1½ liter hot chicken or vegetable broth
• 4 tbsp olive oil
• 1 chopped onion
• 1.200 gr. ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
• 4 slices of bread without crust, crumbled
• 3 cloves mashed garlic
• 1 teacup feta cheese crushed
• salt
• freshly ground pepper

For the basil oil
• 1 teacup of olive oil
• 3 tbsp chopped basil
• 1 tbsp chopped rocket
• salt
• freshly ground pepper

Directions:
For the basil oil
Put in a blender the olive oil, basil and the rocket. Add salt and pepper. Then mash them, strain and keep the olive oil.

For the soup
1. In a saucepan, heat the olive oil, add the onion and tomatoes and stir. Let them boil slowly for 10 minutes, until they become tender. Then mash them in a blender.
2. Put them back in the pot and add the broth, garlic and bread. Cover the pot and simmer for 35 minutes until it becomes creamy and the soup to become thick.
3. Stir frequently to melt the bread. Attention: fire shoulb be medium because the soup stucks at the pot. Season with salt towards the end.
4. Divide the soup into 6 bowls. Add crumbs of feta and sprinkle green basil oil. Serve warm or cold. Not to be served hot!

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