Fresh Tomato Soup

Cheryl Jacobs


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!


★★★★★ 1 vote

50 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 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

How to Make Fresh Tomato Soup


  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.

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About Fresh Tomato Soup

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

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