Katharine Schub's Cool Peach and Tomato Bisque
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large peaches, peeled and chopped (about ¾ lb)
4 large tomatoes, chopped (about 2 lbs)
1/3 cup creme fraiche or sour cream
Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Saute chopped onion in butter until translucent.
Stir in peaches and tomatoes.
Simmer on low flame for 10 minutes.
Puree the tomato peach mixture with creme fraiche or sour cream.
Chill. Season to taste. Serve with a flourish of basil.