Creamy Tomato Soup

Chicken Finger Melt with Tomato Soup

I know I’ve been slacking, but I do have a good excuse. I had my own little bun in the oven and he was ready to come out. I am now a proud momma of 3 wonderful little boys. Two of which have been living off of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches.

If you need a quick to make dinner idea, this soup is for you. Super easy and super delicious. Even I, in my current state of utter exhaustion and dressed in the same shirt I was wearing 2 days ago and smelling like sour milk, can make this dinner in a snap.

ps- goes great with my last post, Chicken Finger Melts.

Variations:

  • Spice it up by adding a few jarred roasted bell peppers to the pot with the tomatoes.
  • Add a dollop of basil pesto to the bowl when serving.

Easy Delicious Tomato Soup
 
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Quick and easy way to make delicious home made tomato soup that greatly outshines the canned stuff!
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can of garlic/basil/oregano seasoned diced tomatoes
  • chicken broth or mix water & chicken bouillon (enough to fill 2 of the empty diced tomato cans)
  • 6 fresh basil leaves (optional but wonderful)
  • ⅓ cup of heavy whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Pour both cans of diced tomatoes into a medium sized pot. Use the empty can to measure out 2 cans worth of chicken broth and add that to the same pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add basil leaves, lower heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, blend using a hand blender until smooth.
  5. Slowly add the heavy whipping cream and stir. (Depending on your preference, add more or less to change the creaminess).

 

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