Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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WHAT'S SPECIAL

Warm, creamy, nutritious and delicious. Perfect soup for any season.

How many of you have tried at restaurants that creamy tomato basil soup? It is so easy to make it at home with just a few ingredients. Using fresh basil really makes a difference. You can put the leftover in the fridge and use it the next day. There are many variations of tomato basil soup and you can even use your creativity to improvise and change the recipe.

We all have grown with the creamy tomato basil soup and today I will show you how easy is to prepare it at home and healthier than the restaurant versions.

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

This Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is rich and creamy, and delicious for a strong basil flavor.
Servings 6 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Stock pot
  • Sharp knife

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes (peeled, seeded and diced)
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 14 leaves fresh basil
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a stockpot combine tomato juice and tomatoes and for about 30 minutes sSimmer.
    tomatoes juice
  • Use a food processor to make a pureed mixture with basil leaves.
    Puree tomatoes mixture
  • Add coconut cream to the pureed mixture and put back in a stockpod.
  • You can add salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

You can use heavy cream instead of the coconut cream and add crotons on top.
Calories: 180kcal
Cost: $12
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetable, Warm

Nutritional information should be considered an estimate only; please always consult with a nutritionist, a registered dietician or your physician for any specific health-related questions. 

It is always better for your health to use clean ingredients if possible organic – with no pesticides, antibiotics and hormones.

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup recipe FAQ’s

How do you neutralize tomato flavor?

One of the important factors for making a great tomato soup is balancing acidity and sweetness. If you have to make the tomatoes less acidic you can add baking soda which it will change the pH of tomato sauce.

Is creamy tomato basil soup healthy?

Having a creamy tomato soup is a great way your body to assimilate most of the health benefits of tomatoes. Tomatoes have relatively few calories, but rich source of antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, lycopene, and flavonoids.

Can I freeze creamy tomato soup?

You can easily freeze this soup for a 3-4 months even more, just remember to let the soup completely cool before placing it into the freezer.

Did you make this recipe?

Please let me know how it turned out for you! Leave a comment below and tag @tastybg_on Instagram and hashtag it #tastybg.

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