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New Orleans, Louisiana, LA 70119, United States
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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

  • Tomato Basil Soup

Ingredients:

1 – 28 oz. can Diced (small) Tomatoes
1 ½ cups V-8 juice (original)
1 ½ cups Chicken Broth
4 Tablespoons Fresh Basil, chopped
3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
½ t. Salt
½ t. Pepper
¼ cup Butter, cubed
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
¼ cup Fresh Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Instructions:

In a large stockpot or French Oven, bring diced tomatoes, V-8 juice, chicken broth, basil, garlic, salt and pepper to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.

Add butter, heavy whipping cream and parmesan cheese, stirring continuously. Bring heat to medium and stir until butter has melted.

Serve hot, topping with additional Parmesan cheese as garnish, if desired.

Wonderful with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches!