Tomato soup gets a lift from basil in this easy recipe. Use convenient ingredients for a crowd-pleasing, quick tomato basil soup.
2 (14-ounce) cans chicken broth
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (24- to 26-ounce) jar tomato and basil sauce
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons purchased pesto sauce
*Substitute 1 jar of your favorite tomato-based pasta sauce and 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves.
Combine chicken broth, diced tomatoes and pasta sauce in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil.
Reduce heat to low; stir in half & half. Continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until heated through. (Do not boil.)
Combine sour cream and pesto in bowl. To serve, ladle soup into individual serving bowls; top each with 2 tablespoons sour cream mixture.
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I made this soup with one Hatch Green Chile and it was totally awesome. Gave it a little kick and tasted absolutely wonderful!! My wife loved it and we found a new way to serve this delicious soup!!! Thanks for the original recipe.
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