FUN FOOD FRIDAY: Smoked Tomato and Fennel Bisque

Smoked Tomato And Fennel Bisque

Serves 4


1 tablespoon olive oil

3 tablespoons onion, diced

3 tablespoons celery, diced

2 tsp garlic, minced

1 cup red wine

2 pounds organic tomato, smoked

1 quart chicken stock

1 tbsp fennel seed, ground

1/3 cup tomato paste

1 oz fresh basil

¼ cup half and half

Kosher or sea salt to taste

White pepper to taste


In a hot pan, sauté onions, celery, and garlic.  Add red wine and reduce

Add tomatoes and stock, simmer until vegetables are tender

Puree with immersion blender until smooth. Strain and return to pot.

Thicken with tomato paste, add basil, half and half and ground fennel.

Season and taste for flavor


4 fl ounce serving:

Calories: 204

Protein: 8 g

Fat: 7 g

Carbohydrate: 18 g

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