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20-MINUTE CREAMY TOMATO BASIL SOUP is a classic comfort food and the is best tomato soup, thanks to 2 secret ingredients.
20 MINUTE CREAMY TOMATO BASIL SOUP
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

20-MINUTE CREAMY TOMATO BASIL SOUP is a classic comfort food and the is best tomato soup, thanks to 2 secret ingredients.

Servings: 6 people
Calories: 71 kcal
Author: Sandra
Ingredients
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onion or shallots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 14-ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 14-ounce can whole tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon white ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or half-n-half
  • 4 tablespoons fresh basil julienned
  • parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. In a medium to large saucepan add olive oil over medium heat, sauté garlic and shallots for 3 minutes or until shallots are translucent. Stir in the crushed tomatoes.

  2. Add in the whole tomatoes one at a time, breaking them up by squeezing them as you put them into the pan, make sure to also stir in the juice for from the tomatoes as well. Stir in chicken stock, salt, pepper and sugar until combined then allow it to cook over medium for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Once it has cooked for 10 minutes reduce heat to low and stir in heavy cream and chopped basil. Simmer for a few minute, then serve.

    Optional toppings like parmesan cheese, grilled cheese, toasted bread and chopped basil make great additions.

Nutrition Facts
20 MINUTE CREAMY TOMATO BASIL SOUP
Amount Per Serving
Calories 71 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 681mg 28%
Potassium 99mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.