Saks Fifth Avenue Tomato Bisque

“Rich tomato soup! I sometimes add a few tablespoons of sherry to this rich creamy soup. Lovely served with pate sandwiches Asparagus Pate Sandwich for a special luncheon. Or, serve in shot glasses as a tasty first course! From Saks Fifth Avenue Cafe.”
READY IN:
1hr 35mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat butter in a large stock pot. Dice onion and celery and add to pot. Saute until the onion is transparent.
  2. Sprinkle flour over onions one tablespoon at a time, stirring in each one thoroughly with a large spoon until paste forms.
  3. Add garlic, diced tomatoes and basil; stir.
  4. Stir in tomato puree and beef stock slowly, then whipping cream. The soup should be a rose color.
  5. Add bay leaf and simmer on low for about 1 hour. Remove bay leaf before serving.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. 8 to 10 servings.
  8. Lovely served with pate sandwiches recipe #117904 for a special luncheon. Or, serve in shot glasses as a tasty first course!

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