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Six-ingredient Basil Tomato Soup

 Six-ingredient Basil Tomato Soup
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
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
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.