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Monday, December 18, 2006

Tomato Soup with Cream

(Kremali Domates Corbasi)

Tomato Soup with Cream
1 tbsp + 1 tsp butter
1 small onion, chopped
1 2/3 cup diced tomatoes, in a can
3-4 stems of parsley
1 pinch oregano
1 bay leaf
1 pinch sugar
1 pinch nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cups warm chicken broth
1 tsp flour
1/3 cup cream

Saute the onion with 1 tsp butter for 5 minutes. Add the tomato, parsley, bay leaf, oregano, sugar, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cook for about 15 minutes over medium heat. Add 2 cups of warm chicken broth and cook over medium heat with the lid covered.

Discard the bay leaf. Put the soup through the blender. Meanwhile, melt 1 tbsp of butter in a pot, then take away from the stove. Add the flour, whisk well, then put it back on the stove. Slowly add the tomato puree in it and stir. Add the cream, stir and bring to a boil. Then turn the heat off and serve.

Makes 2 servings. This soup is also known as Safak Corbasi, which translates to Dawn Soup.

Meal Ideas:
- Lamb with Garlic in the Oven, Turkish-style Potato Salad, Quince with Thick Turkish Cream.

4 Comments:

At 11:10 PM, Anonymous Nese said...

Merhaba Binnur Hn
Sitenizi cok begenerek takip ediyorum. Bir sorum olacakti,corbalarda cream olarak hangi markayi kullaniyorsunuz ?

 
At 11:45 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Merhaba Nese,
Kullandigim belli bir marka yok. Kullanacagim miktara gore hangisi en tazesi ise onu aliyorum. Yag oranina gelince, o da ayni sekilde bazen light bazen half&half:)
Sevgilerimle,

 
At 6:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

merhabalar,
ben de kremayla ilgili soru sorcaktim, ben nasil bir krema almam gerektigini bilmiyorum da, direk half& half mi almaliyim? Tesekkurler...

 
At 9:26 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Merhabalar,
Tabi half&half krema kullanabilirsin:) Genel olarak kremanin yag orani, yaptigim yemegin lezzetini etkilemiyorsa kullanmak istediginiz orani sizlere birakiyorum. Eger lezzetini, kivamini etkiliyorsa muhakkak krema oranini belirtiyorum:)
Simdiden ellerine saglik:)

 

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