Herbed Tomato Consommé

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Oxmoor House


2 cups cocktail vegetable juice
2 cups beef broth
1 cup Chablis or other dry white wine
1/2 cup dry sherry
1 teaspoon dried whole basil leaves
2 whole peppercorns
1 small bay leaf
1 green onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, halved
Fresh basil leaves (optional)


Combine all ingredients, except fresh basil leaves, in a large non-aluminum saucepan; bring to a boil, and boil 1 minute. Strain mixture, and discard residue. Serve consommé hot or chilled in mugs; garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

Note: Pour consommé into an insulated container to keep hot or chilled for a picnic.


Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1985
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