Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Add the canned tomatoes and their juice to the pot. Break up the tomatoes with a spoon or an immersion blender.
  3. Stir in the fresh basil and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer the soup for 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  5. 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.
  6. Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Heat it over low heat until warmed through.
  7. 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.

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