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This tomato basil soup uses real butter, fresh basil leaves, and heavy cream, which are the secrets to the richness of this soup. Please do not substitute, or you will not have the same high-quality result.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
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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 stockpot over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Cook until tomatoes have softened, about 30 minutes.

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  • Remove the pot from heat. Add basil leaves to the pot. Use an immersion blender to purée soup until smooth.

  • Stir in heavy cream and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted, about 5 minutes. Do not boil. Season with salt and pepper.

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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