Creamy Tomato Basil Soup: Cozy Winter Meal
Create a warm and comforting experience this winter with our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. This classic recipe has been a family favorite for generations, and it’s the perfect meal to cozy up with on a chilly evening. The rich and velvety texture of the soup combined with the vibrant flavors of tomatoes and fresh basil will leave you craving for more.
- 4 cups of ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until they become translucent.
- Add the diced tomatoes and fresh basil to the pot. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the tomatoes start to break down.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
- Using an immersion blender, carefully blend the soup until smooth and creamy.
- Stir in the heavy cream and season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves, and enjoy your cozy winter meal!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is a classic winter comfort food that combines the goodness of ripe tomatoes and fragrant basil. It’s a delightful way to warm up on cold evenings and is sure to become a family favorite.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 21g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 3g
Create lasting memories this winter with our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. Whether you’re enjoying it by the fireplace or sharing it with loved ones, this recipe will keep you warm and satisfied all season long. Embrace the coziness of winter with a bowl of this delicious soup!