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    Fresh tomatos help make tomato soup delicious.

    Rustic Tuscan Tomato Soup: from Jolanes Cafe and Wine Bar


    1 can tomatoes, crush by hand
    1/2 cup whole garlic
    1 cup extra virgin olive oil
    3/4 onion, 1/2 dice
    1/8 cup dried oregano
    1/4 quart red wine
    1/2 quart whole milk, added at end
     

    1. Add olive oil in a large sauce pan.  Add the garlic and cook until browned.  Add the onions and sauté until translucent.
     
    2.  Add the red wine and reduce (evaporate the liquid by boiling) by 80%.  Now add the tomatoes that have been crushed by hand.

    3.  Cook the soup until it reduces again by about 30%.  Add the oregano and milk - do not continue to cook. Season with sea salt and pepper to taste.