Spicy clear tomato soup

Yield: 5 servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ pounds Ripe Fresh Tomatoes, Abt 10
1½ cup Water
8 Stalks Celery -- Chopped
2 eaches Carrots -- Sliced
1 medium Onion -- Chopped
1 medium Green Pepper -- Seeded and
Chopped
5 eaches Whole Cloves
Salt & Freshly Ground
Pepper
2 teaspoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice

Cut up the tomatoes and put them, with the water, into a soup-pot.

Add the celery, carrots, onion, green pepper, and cloves. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce the heat and add the salt & pepper to taste, and sugar. Simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice. Strain, (Note: You can put the vegetables in the food processor and then sieve the juice out of the chopped veggies using the back of a wooden spoon). Correct the seasonings and serve either hot or cold.

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From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 04-17-95 (160) Fido: Recipes

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