*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Cheddar Tomato Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    Cheese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12      whole         fresh tomatoes
    2      small         onions -- chopped
      1/2  cup           diced celery
    1      cup           chicken stock
    1      cup           cream
    1      teaspoon      ground basil
                         salt
                         black pepper
    8      ounces        cheddar cheese -- shredded
 
      Combine tomatoes, onions, and celery in food processor and blend until
 coarsely chopped. Pour into large saucepan, add chicken stock, and bring to a
 boil over medium heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Add cream. Season
 with basil, salt, and pepper. Cook over very low heat for five minutes. Add
 cheese and cook, stirring constantly, until cheese melts. Serve at once.
 
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