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Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Think there is nothing delectable and fancy about a light broth? Well, then we suggest you loosen your belt and pep up your palate and stream down this article for some soupy delights. Soups make for yummy starters; they are surprisingly yum, high on nutrition, and are easy to fix. There is no other yummier way to beat the hunger blues than slurping down a pot of lip-smacking soup after a long and tiring day. Whether you wish to whet up your appetite before a nice big meal, or just need a quick fix to satiate your starving appetite, a refreshing bowl of piping hot soup garnished with a dollop of cream and a sprig can just get you going. Soups are easy to make and can be easily stirred up using left over pantry items and simple kitchen ingredients. You do not really need to be a culinary wiz to concoct your own wonder potion. Just grab some essential ingredients, dump them in a blender, add some seasoning and shake up until nice and smooth. If you are bored of your regular tomato and veggie stew and looking to add something new to your palate, then checking out the following recipes on tomato basil soup should leave you with some inspiration.

Easy Tomato Basil Soup Recipes

Tomato Basil Soup

  • 5 big Tomatoes
  • 4 cups Tomato juice
  • 12 - 14 fresh Basil leaves
  • 1 cup whipped Cream
  • ½ cup cooking Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper 
  • Wash and clean the tomatoes thoroughly and dunk them in a pot of boiling water. Cover with a lid and cook until the tomatoes are soft and squishy.
  • Drain the water and allow the tomatoes to cool for a while. Scrape off the skin and mash the tomatoes.
  • In a blender, take the mashed tomatoes and the basil leaves and puree it into a smooth paste.
  • Add tomato juice, whipped cream, butter, pepper and salt to the puree and blend once again.
  • Now take a pan and pour the mixture on it. Cook the broth on medium heat, stirring continuously for about 25 to 30 minutes until it achieves a desired consistency.
  • Pour the soup in a bowl and garnish with a sprig of fresh basil leaf.
  • Serve hot.

Easy Creamy Tomato Basil Soup


  • Freshly ground Black Pepper
  • 28 ounces canned Tomatoes (crushed)
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp roasted Garlic
  • 1½ cups low-fat Milk
  • 15 to 20 large Basil leaves (torn) 
  • In a soup pot, take crushed tomatoes, basic, roasted garlic and milk and cook it on medium heat, stirring continuously, for 10 minutes until done. Remove the pot from heat and allow the soup to cool.
  • Now pour the soup into a blender and blend it until smooth.
  • Transfer the soup into the blender and heat it on low flame for five minutes. Add the seasoning and stir it.
  • Pour the soup in a bowl and drizzle cream on top.
  • Serve piping hot.

Chilled Tomato Basil Soup with Seared Scallops

  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 small Onion (diced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 2 lbs Tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
  • 3 cups Tomato juice
  • 3 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp prepared Horseradish
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 lbs scallops
  • ½ cup Basil
  • In a large pan, take 2-tablespoon olive oil and heat it over medium flame.
  • Add onion, red bell pepper, garlic and jalapeno pepper and sauté till onions are tender. Now add tomatoes and sauté for a few more minutes until the liquid subsides.
  • Add tomato juice, limejuice and horseradish to the pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool.
  • Transfer the contents into a blender and whirl it into a puree. Strain and refrigerate for four hours.
  • Before serving, take about one tablespoon of oil and butter in a large sauté pan and sauté the scallops till firm. Add seasoning.
  • Arrange the scallops in bowl and top it with basil leaves. Pour chilled soup and garnish with a basil sprig.

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