Creamy Tomato Basil Soup – Cozy Comfort
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for those chilly evenings when you crave something warm and soothing. This delightful soup combines the rich flavors of ripe tomatoes and fragrant basil with a creamy, velvety texture that’s simply irresistible.
- 4 cups of fresh tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 cups of vegetable broth
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
- Add the diced tomatoes and cook for about 10 minutes until they start to break down and release their juices.
- Stir in the fresh basil leaves and vegetable broth. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the soup thickens.
- Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Alternatively, transfer the soup to a blender in batches and blend until smooth, then return it to the pot.
- Return the soup to low heat and stir in the heavy cream. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot, garnished with additional fresh basil leaves.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is a classic comfort dish that warms the soul with its rich flavors and creamy texture. Perfect for any time of the year, this soup will quickly become a family favorite.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 280, Fat 20g, Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 4g
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup – Cozy Comfort is the perfect addition to your recipe collection. Whether you enjoy it as a comforting lunch or a cozy dinner, its velvety texture and aromatic basil will leave you craving for more. Try it today and experience the ultimate comfort in a bowl!