Creamy Tomato Basil Soup: Classic Elegance in a Bowl
Whether you’re looking for a comforting weeknight dinner or an impressive appetizer for a special gathering, our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is the embodiment of classic elegance in a bowl. The velvety-smooth texture, rich tomato base, and fragrant basil notes make it a timeless favorite that soothes the soul and ignites the taste buds.
- 4 large ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 can (14 oz) of crushed tomatoes
- 3 cups of vegetable broth
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- 1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
- Add the minced garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
- Add the diced fresh tomatoes and cook until they soften.
- Pour in the crushed tomatoes and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper. Allow the soup to simmer for about 15-20 minutes.
- Using an immersion blender, carefully blend the soup until smooth and creamy.
- Stir in the heavy cream and chopped basil leaves. Let the soup simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
- Serve the soup hot, garnished with a drizzle of cream and a sprig of fresh basil.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Indulge in the velvety elegance of our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. The harmony of ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil, and smooth texture invites you to savor a moment of pure comfort and sophistication.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 220 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g
In a world filled with culinary trends, this Creamy Tomato Basil Soup remains a beacon of timeless taste. With each spoonful, you’ll discover the artistry of flavors woven together in perfect harmony. Whether enjoyed as a heartwarming family dinner or presented as the opening act at a dinner party, this soup transcends occasions, bringing people together over the shared love for exquisite taste. Elevate your culinary experience with this classic elegance in a bowl.