Cream of Tomato Basil Soup

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

Serves

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 ¼ cup chopped onion 2 can (14.5oz.each) Del Monte® Diced Tomatoes, drained 2 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth 1 can (8oz.) Del Monte® Tomato Sauce 2 Tbsps. chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish ¼ cup heavy cream ½ tsp. sugar, optional 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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