Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Entered by: jackalope
Categories: Soups

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The secret to the richness of this soup is to use real butter, fresh basil leaves, and heavy cream. Please do not substitute, or you will not have the same high quality end result.

Attributed to: Holly


Servings: 4 Change to: US Metric

(basil, butter, cream, juice, pepper, salt, tomato, tomatoes)

4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and diced
4 cups tomato juice
14 leaves fresh basil
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup butter
1 pinch salt and pepper to taste


1. Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
2. Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

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