Augusta's Cold Tomato Soup with Basil Cream

Augusta's Cold Tomato Soup With Basil Cream

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    basil, fresh chopped
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    honey
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of salt
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of pepper
  • ·
    basil, whole leaves

How to Make Augusta's Cold Tomato Soup with Basil Cream

Step-by-Step

  1. Early in the day, put the chopped basil leaves in a small bowl.
  2. Scald the cream in a small saucepan and pour it over the basil; Let steep 1 hour, then strain the cream and chill deeply.
  3. In a food processor, puree the chopped tomato, stock, milk and honey until very smooth.
  4. Transfer the puree to a bowl, and season with salt and pepper; Chill deeply.
  5. When ready to serve, whip the basil cream.
  6. Ladle the chilled soup into chilled glass cups or stemmed glasses; Dollop each serving with the whipped cream and top with a fresh basil leaf.

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About Augusta's Cold Tomato Soup with Basil Cream

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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