Chilled Summer Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil


1 large yellow onion, chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

1 Tablespoon olive oil

6 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped

1 cup chicken broth


1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped

salt and pepper to taste

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Sauté onion and celery in olive oil in a large pot about 5 minutes, until onion is translucent. Add remaining ingredients except basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Pulse in food processor until smooth. Pour into a bowl and add chopped basil. Cover and chill. When ready to serve, spoon into bowls and garnish with a basil leaf. Serves 4.