Tomato Basil Soup
From: Paulette, Saint-Leonard, Quebec, Canada
Servings: 8
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon [15 g] butter
  • 5 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] freshly chopped basil or
    2 teaspoons [10 mL] dried basil
  • 1 1/2 cups [375 mL] chicken broth
  • 1 [28-ounce / 796-mL] can tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 cups [625 mL] milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Brown onions and garlic in melted butter for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Mix in potato and celery dices, chopped parsley and basil.
  • Pour in chicken broth and tomatoes; simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  • Pour in milk; reheat without boiling.
  • Salt and pepper then puree into a blender before serving.