Oct 11

Tomato Basil Soup

2010 at 4:23 pm   |   by Nicole Whitacre Filed under Homemaking | Recipes

So many of you asked for the Tomato Basil Soup from Janelle’s 52home picture the other day, so here it is. Enjoy!

La Madeleine’s Tomato Basil Soup

4 cups canned crushed tomatoes
12 fresh basil leaves
1 cup heavy cream
1 stick (1/4 lb) of sweet unsalted butter
Salt to taste
¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper

Simmer tomatoes in saucepan for 30 minutes. Puree, with the basil leaves, in small batches, in blender or food processor. Return to saucepan and add cream, butter, salt and pepper while stirring over low heat. Garnish with basil leaves and serve with your favorite bread.