Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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!

 

 

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