Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
"Cooked tomatoes and tomato juice are pureed with fresh basil leaves in this soup thickened with heavy cream." Prep Time: 10 Minutes. Cook Time: 35 Minutes. Ready In: 45 Minutes. Makes 4 servings. Printed from Safeway.com, Submitted by MARBALET

Ingredients:

4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and diced
4 cups tomato juice
14 leaves fresh basil
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup butter
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. 1.
    Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
  2. 2.
    Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

Nutrition
per serving

Calories
473
Total Fat
45 g
Saturated Fat
28 g
Cholesterol
143 mg
Sodium
313 mg
Total Carbohydrates
17 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
4 g
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