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Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Delicious tomato basil soup made with fresh tomatoes and tomato juice, blended with fresh basil leaves and thickened with heavy cream and butter.
Makes:4 servings


  • 4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and diced
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 14 leaves fresh basil
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


Prep:10 mCook:35 mReady:45 m
  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Place tomatoes and juice in a stockpot over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Cook until tomatoes have softened, about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the pot from heat. Add basil leaves to the pot.
  4. Use an immersion blender to purée soup until smooth.
  5. Stir in heavy cream and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted, about 5 minutes. Do not boil. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

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