Tomato, tarragon and vodka soup

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Butter
1 cup Finely-chopped onions
2 teaspoons Minced garlic
2 tablespoons Fresh tarragon leaves
28 ounces Imported peeled tomatoes - (1 can); chopped
⅔ cup Good vodka
2½ cup Rich chicken or vegetable stock
⅛ teaspoon Pepper sauce; or to taste
\N \N Salt; to taste
\N \N === GARNISH ===
\N \N Additional tarragon leaves
\N \N Paper thin slices of lemon
\N \N Dollop of creme fraiche or yogurt

Heat butter in a saucepan and saute onions and garlic until very soft but not brown. Add tarragon, tomatoes, vodka and stock and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes partially covered. Off heat, with an immersion blender or a food processor, coarsely puree soup. Serve hot or cold garnished with tarragon leaves, lemon slices and creme fraiche. This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Source: THE JOHN ASH SHOW with John Ash From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # JA-9772 broadcast 02-09-1997) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

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Recipe by: John Ash

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