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Yield: Makes 6-8 servings
Bring large pot of water to boil. Drop in tomatoes. Poach 20 seconds. Drain tomatoes under cold water. Peel off and discard skins. Cut tomatoes in half; squeeze out seeds. Chop tomatoes; set aside. Discard water.
Add pancetta and butter to soup pot. Cook over moderate heat 4-5 minutes until meat crisps lightly. Add onion; cook 2-3 minutes until softened. Add tomatoes, parsley and basil and cook 3-4 minutes to soften tomatoes slightly. Pour in stock. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Puree soup in blender or food processor. Return soup to pan; stir in cream. Heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.
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