Mediterranean Tomato Basil Bisque

Debbie Thurmond Recipe

By Debbie Thurmond debbiethurmond

Cook Time:
Stove Top

I am not too much of a tomato soup fan, but I just love this wonderful soup.It not only tastes good, it makes a beautiful presentation. Simply add some crunchy garlic bread sticks and you have a special meal in a hurry.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The buttermilk in this recipe adds a wonderfully rich flavor and texture. Bring on the grilled cheese!


2 can(s)
tomato soup (10 3/4 oz.) , undiluted
1 can(s)
petite diced tomatoes (14 1/2 oz.) i use flavored tomatoes, either with italian seasonings or onion & garlic.
2 1/2 c
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
1/4 tsp
fresh ground pepper
shredded fresh basil for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook first five ingredient in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly for 6-10 minutes until thoroughly heated.
Remove from heat and serve in a mug or bowl. Garnish with shredded fresh basil if desired. Serve piping hot with bread sticks, garlic bread or croutons.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Debbie Thurmond debbiethurmond
Mar 12, 2015
So glad you enjoyed it, Nancy! It is quick and easy for sure. Thanks for giving it a try!
Daily Inspiration (Nancy's Pantry) S DailyInspiration
Mar 12, 2015
We decided to have a light dinner tonight and this soup really hit the spot. Loved the addition of the buttermilk. Very easy to make, but it has a nice homemade flavor. Nancy : )
Debbie Thurmond debbiethurmond
Nov 14, 2014
Thank you, Martha! You have a blessed holiday season as well. Hope your Mom enjoyed the soup!
Martha Meacham MLM216
Nov 13, 2014
I'm making some for dinner. :) My Mom has been craving tomato soup. I haven't made this soup for a while so I thought I'd treat her this evening. Have a wonderful and blessed holiday season, Debbie :)
Debbie Thurmond debbiethurmond
Jul 9, 2014
Thanks, Martha! I just don't understand some folks. If I like a recipe, I pinch it or comment. If I don't, I move on to the next one. Odd!