Rating: 4.5 stars
1471 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1079
  • 4 star values: 271
  • 3 star values: 69
  • 2 star values: 37
  • 1 star values: 15

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.

Recipe Summary

cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

473 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 16.8g; fat 45.4g; cholesterol 142.5mg; sodium 216.6mg. Full Nutrition
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