Tomato Soup Topped with Bread Recipe Video

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time3 Hr 30 Min
Ready In3 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Tomatoes15 Medium
 Grape tomatoes10 Ounce (1 Carton)
 Yellow onion1 , peeled and roughly chopped
 Kalamata olives1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Leeks2 , cleaned and roughly cut
 Shallot1 , peeled and chopped
 Garlic head2 , cut the tops off of entire head
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Cayenne pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bread loaf4 Cup (64 tbs) (0.5 Loaf Rustic Day Old Approximately 4 Cups)
 Chicken stock4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Basil1 Bunch (100 gm), roughly torn
 Parmigiano reggiano1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1418 Calories from Fat 341

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.3%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21 mg

Sodium 2407.6 mg100.3%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.3%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.7%

Sugars 38.8 g

Protein 46 g92.5%

Vitamin A 169% Vitamin C 150.3%

Calcium 58.7% Iron 73.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat the oven to 275F. Place all vegetables on a rimmed baking sheet. Do not overlap vegetables (think single layer). Generously drizzle olive oil over the mix. Season liberally with salt and pepper. Bake for 3-4 hours… Vegetables should look nicely roasted, happily limp, browned, and caramely.

Cut or tear bread into 2 inch rough chunks. If your bread is not day old, place in a 300F oven for 10 minutes to dry it out.

Once you feel vegetables are superbly roasted remove from oven, squeeze all garlic from the skins and give all vegetables a quick (7-10 seconds only) whirl in a food processor. Leave the mix chunky. Put the roasted tomato soup in a pot with the chicken stock. Bring to a simmer and add roughly torn basil and bread. Adjust amount of stock to your taste if need be. Let soup simmer for 15 minutes. All should remain chunky and rustic. Season to taste. Serve in bowls with shavings of Parmigiano Reggiano.
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Editors Review

If tomato soup is your ultimate soup, try this Tomato Soup Topped with Bread for some variation. This recipe makes a delicious appetizer which is more apt to serve during parties and get-together. The crunchy whole bread gives this soup an altogether new flavor. Try it!
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