TOMATO BASIL CREAM SOUP

tomatoe basil
There’s not a better comfort food than homemade tomato soup and a toasted cheese sandwich!  It is a great option for a meatless meal as well.  If you are growing a basil plant, it is fun to add your own fresh basil to this recipe. This is a super easy quick meal!! XOXOXO

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TOMATO BASIL CREAM SOUP

Servings 4
Author The Food Nanny

Ingredients

  • 1/2 yellow onion minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 2 14.5 oz. cans small diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • Course Salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • Parmesan cheese grated

Instructions

  • In a medium size saucepan, sauté the onion in olive oil until soft. Add garlic and flour and stir for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes with juice and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, turn the heat down to low and cook for 5 min.
  • Blend tomato mixture in blender or an immersion blender.
  • Return tomato mixture to the saucepan, add cream, stir until cream is blended. Heat until almost boiling. Season with course salt, ground black pepper and fresh basil.
  • Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

 

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