Amuse bouche chilled tomato soup with fresh ginger root and tabasco sauce served in stemmed cordial glasses with a
fresh wedge of lime. A really tasty refreshing and appetizing recipe presentation to start a
Dinner Party as the first course.
Prep Time: 25 min Cook Time: 15 min
Total Time: 40 min Yield: 1/2 cup
Servings: serves 8
1/2 pound fresh red tomatoes
2-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled,
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup canned tomato juice
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt, to taste
Tabasco sauce, to taste
8 lime wedges for garnish
Place tomatoes in boiling salted water for 20 seconds, remove to an ice
bath then peel the skins. Cut them in half horizontally. Use your
fingers to squeeze gently and dig out seeds in the tomato cavities; coarsely chop
Place the first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer 15 minutes.
Transfer to a blender or food processor. Add tomato juice, thyme, salt
and Tabasco; process until smooth. Pour into a container with a
pouring spout, cover and chill.
When ready to serve, pour into stemmed cordial glasses, serve chilled with a
small wedge of lime.
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