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Six-ingredient Basil Tomato Soup Recipe
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Six-ingredient Basil Tomato Soup Recipe

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After bringing this six-ingredient soup to a teachers' function, I had so many requests for the recipe that it was published in the school newsletter. I serve the rich soup in mugs with a Caesar salad and crusty bread.—Sarah Perkins, Southlake, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (28 ounces each) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 18 to 20 fresh basil leaves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 214 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the tomatoes and broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add basil and sugar. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream and butter. Cook until butter is melted. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Basil Tomato Soup in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p16

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 214 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Six-ingredient Basil Tomato Soup

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

"This soup is super easy and the taste is very good. Made with grilled sandwiches."

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2015

"This soup is delicious! I sometimes substitute light cream for the whipping cream but It's delicious either way! Our church has served it at our Lenten Luncheon and everybody raves about it!"

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2015

"Everyone in my family loves this recipe! Tastes just like I've had in restaurants! I actually cut back on the heavy cream by half and used a half cup milk. It was perfect!"

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"A little tangy to start with, but the flavor grew on me. Might add a little more sugar next time."

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"I made this tonight. My husband likes things a little spicy so I added garlic salt, creole seasoning and salt. The.n sprinkled with Parmesan cheese in the bowl ( my husband added some hot sauce to his too) yummy on a cold night!"

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