Pappa al Pomodoro

1# dried Italian bread
6 cups tomato filetos
1 cup olive oil
1 cup diced celery
1 cup diced onion
1 TBSP sliced garlic clove
˝ gal chicken stock
1 cup chopped fresh basil
tt salt and pepper

1. Cut the bread in small cubes and reserve
2. Sauté the onions, garlic and celery in olive oil
3. Add the tomatoes, basil and chicken stock and bring to a light simmer for 20 minutes
4. Add the cubed bread and cook for an additional 15 minutes
5. Season with salt and pepper, garnish with a fresh basil leaf and serve


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