Fresh Tomato Soup

Cheryl Jacobs

By
@mimijacobs

This has got to be my most favorite soup! My grandmother made it for me as a child and I never lost the taste for it. Store-bought just won't do!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
tomato juice
4 c
tomatoes, peeled and diced
3 tsp
dried, crushed basil
salt to taste
1/4 tsp
cracked black pepper
1 c
whipping cream
1 stick
butter, unsalted
12
basil leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour the tomatoes into a large saucepan along with four cups of tomato juice. And let this simmer for about 30 minutes. Add the basil to the tomato mixture and pour into a blender and blend until smooth.
2
Return the soup to the pan and add one stick of unsalted butter, one cup of whipping cream, and about a fourth of a teaspoon of cracked pepper and salt to taste. Now just heat the soup through, allowing the butter to melt. Stir frequently and it will be ready in a few minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Tomato, #FRESH