Tomato soup is a simple yet hardy soup, usually paired with a grilled cheese sandwich. For this recipe, you will be creating a creamy soup that is made with a can of tomato sauce and flavored with basil. This soup is quick and easy and required little to no cooking skills.
Things You'll Need
2 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 large cans of tomato sauce (14 oz.)
1 can of Italian style dices tomatoes (14 oz.)
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
(1) 5-quart pot
Drizzle the olive oil, covering the bottom of the pot, over medium heat. Saute the onions and garlic in the olive oil, until tender. Stir constantly to prevent scorching. Add basil to the sauteed onions and garlic. Allow to cook for at least 5 minutes.
Add the 2 cans of tomato sauce and the can of diced tomatoes to the pot. Decrease heat to medium-low and cover the pot to allow the flavors to blend for at least 15 minutes.
Add the heavy cream to the soup mixture and stir well. Raise the heat to medium and stir constantly until soup begin to boil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Lower heat to a simmer for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Top each serving with Italian-style croutons.
This soup recipe makes enough for 4 servings.