Photo by Brian Pavlich
Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 5 stalks celery, chopped 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2, 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes 1 qt. tomato juice, such as V8 1 tbsp. thick chicken base 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 tsp. dried basil garlic salt 1/2 qt. whipping cream fresh parsley, chopped Method:
- Sauté onion and celery in extra virgin olive oil until onion begins to brown.
- Add crushed tomatoes and, using a hand-held blender, blend until smooth.
- Add tomato juice, chicken base, and seasonings; simmer for 20 minutes.
- Add whipping cream, stir well, then add parsley.