Tomato Basil Soup

J White Harris

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@JWhiteH

I found a note in a recipe file that said, “Try Tomato Basil Soup with a couple cans of Tomato Soup, Basil, and Buttermilk.” I like buttermilk and I like tomato soup. Starting from that I put together this recipe. It turned out very good. It was a hit at my house.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 medium
onion, chopped
5 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
2 can(s)
tomato soup (10 3/4 oz.) , undiluted
1 large
can tomatoes (about 28 oz.)
2-1/2 c
buttermilk
3 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
fresh ground pepper, to taste
shredded fresh basil for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat olive oil in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.
2
Add tomato soup, canned tomatoes, buttermilk, chopped basil, and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring often, until heated through, about 8 minutes.
3
While heating use an immersion blender to puree soup.
4
Serve garnished with fresh shredded basil. This goes good with crusty garlic bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy