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Of course, as a kid I loved ketchup but we all know that’s not the same thing. Now that I’m older I can’t get enough of tomatoes.
I’ll eat cherry tomatoes sprinkled with a little olive oil, garlic powder, and black pepper. I don’t think a salad is complete without them. I even use them in homemade sauces.
Now that these Fresh from Florida tomatoes are in season, I’m planning a ton of dishes to use them in. My first tomato recipe of the year is a Creamy Tomato Bisque. Tomatoes are packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and biotin so of course they would be the highlight of this dish.
Creamy Tomato Bisque Recipe
½ Cup Butter
½ Tsp. Dried Thyme
½ Tsp. Dried Basil
½ Tsp. Dried Parsley Leaves
¼ Tsp. Salt ¼ Cup Corn Starch (Flour can be used instead)
2 ½ Cups Beef Broth (You can use chicken broth also, but I like beef better)
½ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
In a large pot, over medium heat, melt the butter. Slowly stir in thyme, basil, and parsley.
Add cornstarch. Mix until cornstarch soaks in all of the butter. Whisk in beef broth. Cook for 3 minutes, constantly stirring while the soup thickens.
Whisk in cream.
Add tomatoes and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Carefully remove tomatoes from pot and place into blender.
Blend until tomatoes are completely liquid. Add tomatoes back to the pot. Allow to cook for 5 more minutes, while stirring.
Remove from pot and allow to cool before serving. Serve with breadsticks.
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