Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup

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It’s time to share with you another soup recipe today.

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Flavorful Tomato Basil Soup
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Author: Lyubomira L
  • 4 large tomatoes peeled and cut into pieces
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic (pressed
  • 1/2 small onion diced
  • 2 tbsp butter (can use olive oil)
  • 4 basil leaves for the soup + 4 basil leaves for garnishing
  • 1 cup cream (can use milk)
  • 3 cups chicken stock (can substitute with water and chicken bullion)
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • salt to taste
  1. Set a large sauce pan over medium heat and add butter. Sauté onion until tender. Add carrot and garlic and cook for another 2 minutes.
  2. Add sliced tomatoes,black pepper, thyme, oregano,basil leaves and chicken stock and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat , stirring frequently. Add sugar.
  3. Transfer soup to a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Return soup to the pot and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to low and mix in the heavy cream (or milk). You can run soup through a strainer before serving.
  5. Serve warm garnished with fresh basil.