Tomato Basil Soup

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Tomato Basil Soup

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
 
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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
Calories: 360 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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.
Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Potassium 594mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 92.5%
Vitamin C 24.2%
Calcium 6.7%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.