BLONDIE'S TOMATO BASIL SOUP

Blondie's Tomato Basil Soup

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@blondie8080

After eating tomato basil soup in several places, about 5 years ago, I tried my hand at it. Tis is what I came up with on the 1st try, so I've never changed it. I've eaten this type soup at several restaurants, but none are as good as mine (but I eat it anyway!)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    fresh ripe tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • ·
    ~~~or~~~
  • 15oz can(s)
    petite diced tomatoes
  • 15oz can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 4 Tbsp
    real butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh chopped basil
  • ·
    ~~~or~~~
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper, optional
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • ·
    ~~~or~~~
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 4 slice
    heavy grainy bread, toasted or not

How to Make BLONDIE'S TOMATO BASIL SOUP

Step-by-Step

  1. In a heavy saucepan combine all soup ingredients, except cream. Simmer on med-lo till it comes to a slow boil. Turn burner down to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir the soup constantly till cooked.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in half and half or heavy cream.
  3. Serve with the bread.

    NOTE: If desired you can eat this with a grilled cheese on the grainy bread, so 8 slices wll be needed. Grill with cheese of choice. I recommend swiss or gruyere.
  4. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ENJOY~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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About BLONDIE'S TOMATO BASIL SOUP

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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