Tomato and basil soup

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  • 20min

About this recipe: An easy and quick but delicious tomato and basil soup. Perfect for a cold night. This is easy to make vegetarian with vegetable stock.

Jr.Chef1999 Morayshire, Scotland, UK

Ingredients

Serves: 6 

  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
  • 400ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 18 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 250ml whipping or double cream

Method

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Simmer the tomatoes and stock for 10 minutes.
  2. Add sugar and basil and cook for a further 5 minutes. Add more sugar if required.
  3. Stir in cream and butter until the butter has melted. Blend slightly (not essential) season to taste. Serve and enjoy!!!

Tip

Use some basil leaves to garnish.

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Reviews (8)

Jr.Chef1999
9

This is very easy and I hope you enjoy it. - 08 Jan 2012

highlandchef1059
4

This was a very easy but very delicious soup. - 08 Jan 2012

Vicky46
2

My family love this recipe. I didn't have any basil so I used a tsp of mixed herbs instead and now we have a choice. - 10 Mar 2014

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