Simple Tomato Basil Soup Recipe
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Simple Tomato Basil Soup Recipe using canned dice tomatoes, onion, herbs, and cream for easy delicious comfort food.
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • Simple Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Simple Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Garlic
  • 2 14.5 oz Cans of Diced Tomatoes with Garlic & Olive Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil, fresh bacon bits, and grated parmesan to garnish.
  1. Add the olive oil to large sauce pan on medium heat.
  2. Pour in the onion to sweat.
  3. Simple Tomato Basil Soup Onion
  4. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Cook stirring occasionally until the onions are translucent.
  6. Then add the garlic, basil, oregano, and Italian seasoning and mix thoroughly.
  7. Simple Tomato Basil Soup Herbs
  8. Pour in the chicken stock and tomatoes and stir to blend.
  9. Simple Tomato Basil Soup in Pan
  10. Bring to a boil, lower the temperature and cover to simmer for 30 minutes.
  11. Simple Tomato Basil Soup Cooking
  12. Once the mixture is done simmering, add the vinegar and cream and puree in a blender or food processor until smooth. (It may take several purees to get desired smoothness.)
  13. Simple Tomato Basil Soup Food Processor
  14. Adjust salt and pepper as desired.
  15. Top with fresh basil, bacon, and parmesan.
Recipe by Penney Lane at