Monday, June 29, 2009
Menu - June 29th
I've been MIA for the past couple weeks, but I'm trying to get back on track. In that spirit, here's this week's menu.
Shredded Beef Tacos
Baseball tonight so super-easy supper rules.
Veggies with Dip
Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Spedini
Fresh Fruit Salad with Pineapple, Kiwi, Strawberries, and Grapes
Baked Red Potatoes with Butter and Chives
Fresh-from-the-farm Corn on the Cob
Chicken Caesar Salad
Tomato Basil Soup (see below for recipe)
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Tomato Basil Soup
1 small-medium yellow onion, diced
3-4 T. olive oil
4 cups crushed tomatoes (I used Hy-Vee Italian canned)
4 cups chicken broth
14 washed, fresh basil leaves (I cut out stems)
1 cup heavy cream
2 T. butter
First, heat olive oil in stock pot or large saucepan. Saute diced onion until soft (about 10 minutes). Add tomatoes and broth. Simmer for 30 minutes. Using a blender, puree in small batches (about 5), along with basil leaves, until desired consistency. Return to pan. Add cream and butter and heat until hot over low heat, stirring frequently.
This soup is so good! It makes me extremely grateful that I planted basil in my teeny-tiny garden.