Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Serves: 8 cups (2 L)
- 1⁄2 Cup (60 Millilitres) grace hello margarine
- 2 Whole onions
- 6 Whole carrots, pared & diced
- 4 Whole celery stalks, diced
- 1 Clove garlic, minced
- 1 Pound (450 Grams) tomatoes, peeled, seeded & diced
- 1 bouquet-garni *
- 12 Cups (3 Litres) water
METHOD / DIRECTIONS:
In a large sauce pot, heat the Grace Hello Margarine, add the onions, carrots and celery, saute until tender.
Add the garlic, tomatoes, bouquet-garni* and water.
Simmer uncovered until liquid has reduced by half its volume.
Strain through a cheesecloth, use as required.
*Bouquet-garni: A combination of herbs used to flavour meat, soup, stocks etc. usually tied together in cheesecloth. Herbs may include parsley, thyme, black peppercorns, bay leaves, etc.