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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

This is not a groundbreaking recipe, but it's easy to remember, fast to make, keeps dishes to a minimum and kids love it. Especially when served with a grilled cheese. Seriously, this is a great soup to have in your back pocket for a quick weeknight meal.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 2 28 oz cans of diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1.5 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 10-15 basil leaves chopped
  • salt & pepper TT


  • Heat pan on medium heat. Melt the butter in the pan and saute the garlic until fragrant.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, chicken stock and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and blend until smooth using an immersion blender (or regular blender if you prefer)
  • Add the cream and chopped basil, stir with a wooden spoon until soup is smooth and consistent.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.