Creamy Tomato Basil Soup - Dee Dee's
Diane Hopson Smith
After finding and trying this recipe, there is no going back to canned tomato soup! Add a grilled cheese sandwich and you have a yummy meal.
If you like tomato soup, I think you're gonna love this recipe!
Adapted from Everyday Occassion.
Hope you enjoy!
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- 3 clove
- garlic, minced
- 2 Tbsp
- olive oil, extra virgin
- 14-ounce cans of crushed tomatoes
- 14-ounce can of whole tomatoes
- 2 c
- chicken stock
- 1 tsp
- sea salt
- 1 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- fresh ground pepper
- 1/4 c
- heavy cream
- 3 Tbsp
- basil, fresh chopped
- parmesan cheese (block of cheese) for garnish
1In a saucepan, sauté garlic in olive oil on medium heat for 1 minute - being careful not to burn the garlic. Add the crushed tomatoes. Add the whole tomatoes one at a time, squeezing them into the pan to break them up. Add the juice from the whole tomatoes, as well. Add chicken stock, salt, pepper and sugar.
2Cook the soup on medium at a simmer for 10 minutes.
3Reduce heat to low; stir in heavy cream and basil. Stir, blending well and serve.
4Serve topped with shredded parmesan cheese and with a grilled cheese sandwich. YUM