Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
There’s nothing quite like a warm, comforting bowl of tomato basil soup. This Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Soup recipe is a favorite in our household, especially during the chilly months. It’s a simple yet flavorful dish that’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a cozy weekend meal.
- 2 cans (28 ounces each) of crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish
- In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and chopped onion. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
- Add the crushed tomatoes and chopped basil to the pot. Stir well and let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
- Puree the soup using an immersion blender until smooth. You can also use a regular blender, but be sure to allow the soup to cool slightly before blending.
- Return the pureed soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Heat over low heat until the soup is warmed through.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve hot, garnished with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and extra basil leaves if desired.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is the ultimate comfort food. With the perfect balance of rich creaminess and vibrant basil flavor, it’s a soup that will keep you warm and satisfied. Whether you’re enjoying it as a quick lunch or a comforting dinner, this recipe is a keeper.
Nutrition: Calories 280 | Fat 21g | Carbs 23g | Protein 4g | Fiber 6g
There’s something magical about the combination of tomatoes and basil, and this soup captures that magic beautifully. It’s quick to make, incredibly creamy, and bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes and fresh basil. Whether you’re serving it with a grilled cheese sandwich or a simple salad, this Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is sure to become a family favorite. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to savor the deliciousness!