It’s soup season and this traditional soup filled with fresh ingredients is just too good to pass up. Start off on the stove top and then blend for a creamy and tasty lunch or dinner.
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 small onion, chopped
- 6 cloves garlic, chopped
- 10 fresh basil leaves, no stems
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 cans (30 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
In a medium sized sauce pan on medium heat, add butter and onions to the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Add garlic, basil and black pepper and cook for another 5 minutes. Mix in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and honey and cook an additional 5 minutes. Finish by mixing in the cream and the parmesan cheese.
Blend in a blender until preferred consistency: chunky, thick or creamy and enjoy!