Creamy Basil & Tomato Soup

Creamy Basil & Tomato Soup
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1 Review
Canned tomatoes are convenient in making this creamy soup.
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
6 (3/4-cup) servings

Ingredients

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
1/2 cup
shredded mozzarella cheese
 
Shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Combine milk, flour and broth in 2-quart saucepan with whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Stir in basil, tomatoes and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Cook, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until soup is slightly thickened. (Do not boil.) Season to taste with pepper.
  3. To serve, divide mozzarella cheese evenly among individual serving bowls. Pour soup over mozzarella cheese. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Tips

A higher fat milk works best in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
95
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
7g
Fat
3.5g
Sodium
420mg
Dietary Fiber
<1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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