Creamy Tomato Basil Soup – Classic Comfort

Warm your soul with a bowl of our exquisite Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. This classic comfort dish has been cherished for generations, offering a delightful blend of flavors and textures that make every spoonful a moment of pure pleasure.

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 oz) of whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup of fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
  2. Add the diced fresh tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  3. Pour in the canned tomatoes with their juices and break them apart using a spoon.
  4. Stir in the basil leaves and vegetable broth. Let the mixture simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. If you don’t have an immersion blender, carefully transfer the mixture to a blender and blend in batches.
  6. Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Allow the soup to heat through, but avoid boiling.
  7. Serve the creamy tomato basil soup hot, garnished with a sprig of fresh basil.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Indulge in the rich and velvety goodness of our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. The luscious combination of ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil, and smooth cream will enchant your taste buds with every spoonful.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 240 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g

Concluding Thoughts:
Warmth in a bowl, memories in a scent – our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup carries a timeless charm that soothes both body and soul. Whether you savor it during a chilly evening or share it with loved ones on a special occasion, this classic comfort dish transcends time, bringing comfort and joy to every heart that indulges in its exquisite flavors. Embrace the tradition, and let each spoonful remind you of the simple, yet profound, pleasures of life.

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