Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Cream of Tomato Soup (Şafak
|Flour||1/2 cup||55 gr|
|Butter or margarine||4 tablespoon||40 gr|
|Water (hot)||4 1/2 cup||900 gr|
|Tomato||3 medium size||375 gr|
|Salt||2 teaspoon||12 gr|
|Black Pepper||1/2 teaspoon||1 gr|
|Egg||1 piece||50 gr|
|Milk||1 cup||200 gr|
|Bread (stale)||2 Slim slice||40 gr|
Brown flour lightly
over low heat in melted margarine. Add hot water stirring thoroughly. Bring
to boil. Add peeled and sliced tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt. Simmer for 30-35
minutes or until tomatoes are very tender. Place into a food processor container.
Process until well blended and creamy. Bring to boil and simmer for 1 minute.
Combine well beaten egg and milk blending well. Stir in soup mixing thoroughly.
Boil gently for 1 minute. Sprinkle with black pepper. Top with toasted bread
cubes. Serve hot.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||803 iu|
|Vitamin C||7 mg|
It is cooked in
different parts of the country. When fresh tomato is not available tomato paste
can be used instead.