Tomato Basil Cream Soup

Ready in 45 minutes

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"Very nice. Simple and elegant. Will keep in mind for an Autumn dinner."

- stevemur

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4 Shallot; Diced
1/2 Pound Leek; Chopped
1 Stalk Celery; chopped
3 Cloves Garlic; Pressed
2 Tablespoon Vegetable oil
14 1/2 Ounces Tomatoes; Canned, Italian Style undrained Chopped
1 Tablespoon Dried basil
14 1/2 Ounces Chicken broth
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Whipping cream
Lemon; sliced
Fresh Basil; Sliced Thin

Original recipe makes 4



Cook first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a Dutch oven over low heat, 10-12 mins. or until tender. Do not brown. Add tomatoes and basil. Cook over medium heat, stir occasionally, 10 mins. Add broth and salt, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour. Cool.

Process half of mixture in blender until smooth. Transfer to freezer container and repeat with remaining mixture. Cover and freeze up to 1 month.

Remove from freezer, thaw in refrigerator. Heat in saucepan over medium heat. Stir in whipping cream, cook stirring constantly until heated - do not boil. Garnish & serve.

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Not exactly what I was looking for, it was a little too tangy for me.
Deidra63 2 years ago
Very nice. Simple and elegant. Will keep in mind for an Autumn dinner.
stevemur 9 years ago
MaxCaviar 9 years ago
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