Creamy Tomato Basil Soup | Comfort in a Bowl

Velvety, rich, and brimming with the timeless combination of ripe tomatoes and aromatic basil, our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is the ultimate comfort dish. As a chef dedicated to culinary excellence, I’m excited to share this cherished recipe that has warmed countless hearts around the dinner table.


  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, cored and diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, tightly packed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Saute the chopped onion and minced garlic in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes and cook until they soften and release their juices.
  3. Toss in the fresh basil leaves and stir until wilted and aromatic.
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and let the mixture simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Use an immersion blender to carefully puree the soup until smooth.
  6. Stir in the heavy cream, and let the soup gently simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, adjusting to your taste.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is a luscious blend of garden-fresh tomatoes and aromatic basil, elevated to perfection with the indulgence of heavy cream.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g

As you take your first spoonful of this Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, the warmth and harmony of flavors will embrace you like a familiar hug. It’s not just a dish; it’s a journey back to the simplicity and comfort of home-cooked meals. Whether savored alone with a book or shared with loved ones, this soup is a reminder that great food nurtures both body and soul. So, gather your ingredients, embark on this culinary adventure, and relish the symphony of taste that is Creamy Tomato Basil Soup.

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