Cream of Tomato Basil Soup

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Blending the ingredients before they become hot soup makes cooking tomato soup from scratch in 20 minutes even easier.

Cream of Tomato Basil Soup

Serves

Servings: 
6
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min

Blending the ingredients before they become hot soup makes cooking tomato soup from scratch in 20 minutes even easier.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1/4 cup chopped onion

2 cans (14.5 oz. each) Del Monte® Diced Tomatoes, drained

2 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth

1 can (8 oz.) Del Monte® Tomato Sauce

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil

1/4 cup heavy cream

1/2 tsp. sugar, optional

Chopped fresh basil, optional

Garlic croutons, optional

Directions
  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and stir until softened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Blend tomatoes and cooked onion in a food processor or blender until very smooth. Return to saucepan. Add broth, tomato sauce and basil. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir in cream. Add sugar to taste, if desired. Heat over low heat about 1 minute, or until hot. DO NOT BOIL. Serve with basil and garlic croutons, if desired.
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