Creamy Basil & Tomato Soup

Creamy Basil & Tomato Soup

Canned tomatoes are convenient in making this creamy soup.

10 min. prep time
6 servings
151 Rating


1 cup milk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (15-ounce) can (1 1/2 cups) vegetable broth
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
Coarse ground pepper
2 ounces (1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
Shredded Parmesan cheese


Combine milk, flour and broth in 2-quart saucepan with wire whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil (5 to 7 minutes).

Reduce heat to low. Stir in basil, tomatoes and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Cook, stirring constantly, until soup is slightly thickened (5 to 7 minutes). (DO NOT BOIL.) Season to taste with pepper.

To serve, divide mozzarella cheese evenly among individual serving bowls. Pour soup over mozzarella cheese. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Tip

A higher fat milk works best in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 95

Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 420mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #10415C©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Absolutely delicious! So easy, too. The only change I made was to use tube basil; this recipe worked great with 2% milk.

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