Hey, Mrs. CS......make this!!!! You will like it. Get out your giant Le Crueset!!!
WELL....... We were watching an episode of PW and she was making it. It looked easy. I was hungry. He said that he would go to the grocery store. Ok, yea baby........ I'll make that. Can you pick up a loaf of french bread too? And a gallon of milk?
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 large carrots, finely diced
1 medium onion, finely diced
1 garlic clove, pressed
*( these really need to be finely diced.....food processor?)
2 tablespoons tomato paste
3 large cans whole tomatoes, the 28 oz size
4 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons parsley
1 cup water
Saute the top 5 ingredients. Add the tomato paste and cook another 3 minutes.
Add the remaining and boil. Reduce heat and simmer another 20 minutes or so.
You really want the vegetables tender.
Get out your immersion blender and puree until smooth.
Add.. 1/2 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons basil, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
Simmer another 5 minutes.