Tomato~ orange & celery soup
Orange Starters Celery Soups
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:27:03 AM. Recipe ID 61767. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Tomato~ orange & celery soup
Categories: Weight watc, Soups, Starters
Yield: 4 Servings
4 oz Potato, peeled and diced
1 cl Garlic crushed
1 Celery stick, chopped
1 lg Carrot, diced
1 1/2 lb Ripe tomatoes, cut in
1 tb Tomato puree
Juice Of 1/2 medium-size
3/4 pt Vegetable stock
1 ts Dried basil
Salt and freshly ground
Thin strips of blanched
-orange rind, to garnish
1 tb Olive oil
1 Onion, chopped
Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Freezing:
recommended for up to 3 months
Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onion, potato, garlic,
celery and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until
the vegetables are softened.
Add the tomatoes and cook for 2 3 minutes more, stirringg constantly.
Add the tomato puree, orange juice, vegetable stock and basil. Bring
to a boil and then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes,
or until the vegetables are tender, Pass the soup through a sieve to
extract skins and pips. Check the seasoning before reheating gently,
Serve garnished with the blanched orange rind.
Cook's note: to blanch the orange rind, cover thin strips of peel with
boiling water. Leave for 2 minutes and then drain through a sieve.
The same can be done with other citrus fruits such as lemons, limes or
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