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                             DRIED TOMATO SOUP
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       tb           Olive oil
    4                    Garlic cloves, large
    2       sm           Onions, sliced
    1       t            Basil, dried
    1       t            Oregano, dried
      1/2   ts           Rosemary, dried
      1/4   ts           Ginger
   12                    Dried tomato slices, 4in
    6       c            Water
    1       pn           Salt
   Heat the oil in a medium saucepan on a medium heat.
   Slice the garlic in fairly large pieces and add to the
   oil, add the sliced tomatoes. Saute on mediun heat
   until soft. Add the herbs and ginger. Saute for a
   minute or 2 longer. Add a little water if it gets to
   dry. Add enough hot water to fill the pot, 4-6 cups
   worth. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer.
   Keep covered stirring occasionally to prevent
   sticking. Taste and add a little pinch of salt if you
   think it’s needed 10 minutes or so before serving. I
   left this simmering for about 3 hours. I imagine it
   would be ready anywhere after about half an hour.
   This made a lovely brothy tomato soup.
   All the herbs were whole dried. I crumbled them into
   the pot as the onion and garlic were cooking. All the
   ingredients except for the garlic, olive oil, ginger
   and water were homegrown and dried. Don't know if this
   will taste as good with store bought stuff. The dried
   tomatoes had no seasoning or oil on them.
   Created by Sandra P. Hoffman.
   On   MON, 20 NOV 1995 215516 -0500 (EST)
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