Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup Recipe

Homemade creamy tomato-basil soup
Homemade creamy tomato-basil soup


  • 2 pounds vine-ripe tomatoes (about 6), coarsely chopped
  • 3 c. chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. dried basil
  • 1/4 c. dry marsala wine
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3/4 c. heavy cream


  1. Heat olive oil in large pot over medium heat.
  2. Saute garlic for 1 minute.
  3. Add broth, tomatoes, basil, wine, sugar, salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low, simmer for 30 minutes or until tomatoes are tender.
  6. Pour into blender and puree until smooth.
  7. Return to pot, add cream and blend.
  8. Heat through.
  9. Serve topped with cheese croutons.

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