Golden Tomato Soup

Florentine Bars
April 1, 2019
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Bouillabaise

Yield: serves 8-10

Cook Time:

Instant Pot: 5 minutes
Stovetop: 30 minutes

Storage:

store covered in the fridge for up to 3 days

Ingredients

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

2 large shallots, halved and sliced

2 medium onions, sliced

3 yellow bell peppers, cut into chunks

2 stalks celery, chopped into 1-inch pieces

2 carrots, sliced

6 cloves garlic, roughly chopped, divided

20 ounces yellow cherry tomatoes, you can use some light red one as well

1 teaspoon turmeric

5 cups water

4 large yellow tomatoes, seeds removed, and cut into 2-inch pieces

½ teaspoon salt

white pepper to taste

garnish: sliced tomatoes, cilantro, avocado cubes

Preparation Directions

If using an electric pressure cooker, press Sautê and when hot add the oil. Add the shallots, onions, peppers, celery, carrots and 4 of the garlic cloves. Cook for 8 minutes, stirring a few times. Add the yellow cherry tomatoes, yellow peppers, turmeric, water, salt and pinch of white pepper. Pressure cook for 5 minutes. Do a quick pressure release.

To cook stovetop, heat the oil in a soup pot and cook the shallots, onions, peppers, celery, carrots and 4 of the garlic cloves for about 8 minutes, until the o ions are clear. Add the yellow cherry tomatoes, peppers, turmeric, water, salt and pinch of white pepper, bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

When the soup has cooked for the required time, add the large yellow tomatoes and remaining 2 cloves chopped garlic, and purée the tomatoes until the soup is very smooth, for at least 3 minutes. Strain if desired. Taste for salt or pepper and add if needed.

Serve hot or chill for 4 hours or overnight. Ladle into bowls and add garnish as desired.