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Meal of the Month: Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Meal of the Month: Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

There’s nothing quite like a tasty bowl of soup. Our featured meal this month is courtesy of allrecipes.com. It’s a wonderful no-nonsense, rich and creamy tomato basil soup we’re sure you’ll enjoy.


  • 4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and diced
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 14 leaves fresh basil
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves.
  • Return the puree to the stock pot.
  • Place the pot over medium heat and stir in the heavy cream and butter.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

This recipe takes about 45 minutes to prepare and produces 4 servings.

Why not experiment with this recipe using fresh basil and mini tomatoes grown in your Smart Garden?

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