Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup
If you’re looking for a comforting and delicious soup that can be made in a hurry, look no further than our Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup recipe. This classic favorite is perfect for those busy weeknight dinners when you crave something warm and satisfying.
- 2 cans (28 ounces each) of whole tomatoes
- 1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 cup of vegetable broth
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
- Add the canned tomatoes and their juice to the pot. Break up the tomatoes with a spoon or an immersion blender.
- Stir in the fresh basil and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Simmer the soup for 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
- Remove the soup from heat and use an immersion blender to puree it until smooth. Alternatively, you can carefully transfer the soup to a blender and blend in batches.
- Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Heat it over low heat until warmed through.
- Serve hot, garnished with additional basil leaves if desired.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Our Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup is a delightful blend of ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil, and creamy goodness. It’s the perfect soup for a quick, satisfying meal that’s bursting with flavor.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 280, Total Fat – 22g, Cholesterol – 70mg, Sodium – 680mg, Total Carbohydrates – 16g, Protein – 4g
For a comforting and speedy dinner option, you can’t go wrong with our Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup. This recipe is a hit with both kids and adults and is sure to become a family favorite. The rich, creamy texture combined with the freshness of basil and tomatoes makes it a winner in every bowl. So, the next time you’re in a hurry but craving something homemade and delicious, whip up this delightful soup, and watch everyone’s faces light up with joy.