Rustic Tomato Soup

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Recipes
Tags
dinner, rustic, soup, tomato

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 finely chopped onion
1 clove finely chopped garlic
1 finely diced large potato
800 grams tinned tomatoes and their juice
1 cup (250 ml) dry white wine
1 cup chicken stock
½ teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups milk
2 tablespoons flour
Salt & freshly ground black pepper

In a large pan gently sauté onion, garlic and potato until slightly softened. Add tinned tomatoes, wine, stock, basil and sugar and simmer until soft. Puree to desired consistency. Mix cold milk and flour till smooth and stir into pureed soup. Simmer for approximately 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a swirl of cream and sprinkle over freshly chopped parsley or basil.