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Favorite Basil-Tomato Soup

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars
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"I love this tomato soup. Even my husband likes it, and he says he doesn't like tomatoes!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 242
Original recipe yields 9 servings

Directions

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  1. Stir tomatoes and chicken brother together in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until slightly reduced, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir basil and sugar into the tomato mixture; reduce heat to low and continue cooking until the basil is wilted, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir cream into the tomato mixture; add butter and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the butter is completely melted, 5 to 7 minutes more.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If I don't have whipping cream I have used skim milk and have still had great results.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 242 calories; 20.6 14.1 3.7 64 506 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I have tried this recipe except for the 1/2 cup of butter. Also, I thought the fat in the whipping cream would be enough to give it that depth of flavor and I was pleased that it did. I thought...

Most helpful critical review

The recipe makes very bland soup as is. I used about 3 tsp dried basil, added another tbsp of sugar, and mixed in some oregano, garlic powder, and onion flakes while it was simmering.

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I have tried this recipe except for the 1/2 cup of butter. Also, I thought the fat in the whipping cream would be enough to give it that depth of flavor and I was pleased that it did. I thought...

This soup was ok for me. It is thicker than I am used to but that can be rectified by adding more chicken broth. I also would like some garlic and onion in it, but that can easily be added as we...

Normally, I try to stay close to the regular recipe if my family will eat it. My boyfriend doesn't like "creamy" soups so I personally had to make changes to form a compromise(because I love tom...

I had to use basil from a squeeze tube because they didn’t have any fresh at my grocery store. I also added a dash of garlic powder and a dash of onion powder and my boyfriend and I both really ...

I loved it so much thank you for this recipe

Made it to the recipe. Tasted good, but wanted more flavor. Added a 10oz can of Campbell's condensed tomato soup to it.

I used Hunts Fire roasted garlic tomatoes. They added extra flavor but they were also extra chewy and a couple were a little burnt. They also still had their skins on which I didn't like. The...

Quick and easy. I just add some additional onion powder and garlic powder. It tastes great...

The recipe makes very bland soup as is. I used about 3 tsp dried basil, added another tbsp of sugar, and mixed in some oregano, garlic powder, and onion flakes while it was simmering.