Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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"The secret to the richness of this soup is to use real butter, fresh basil leaves, and heavy cream. Please do not substitute, or you will not have the same high quality end result."

Ingredients

45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 473 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 473 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 45.4 g
  • 70%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 217 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
  2. Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Follow my train of thought here: When you go to a nice restaurant and the waiter describes the "soup of the day," it's this stuff that he is talking about. The consistency and flavor have the a...

This recipe was excellent!! A restaurant near my house makes the best Tomato Basil soup, so I was looking for a recipe to imitate theirs. I would recommend only blending 1/3 to 1/2 of the soup...

I loved this soup!!! I did not peel the tomatoes, just seeded them. I cut the cream in half as suggested by others & only used about 1/3 of a cup of butter. Since I am always on the lookout to ...