Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Want to try a nutritious meal which is perfect for the colder weather? This homemade tomato soup is made from scratch at home, so you have complete control over what is going into your meal. Add a touch of basil for a fresh taste, and enjoy for dinner or simply on-the-go!


4 tomatoes (peeled, seeded and diced)

4 cups tomato juice

14 leaves fresh basil

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup butter

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add the tomatoes and tomato juice in a large pot over medium heat. Allow the mixture to simmer for 30 minutes, before adding the basil leaves.
  2. Stir in the heavy cream and 1/2 cup of butter, then season with salt and pepper to your liking. Keep stirring until the butter has completely melted. Serve with a side of toasted bread.

Image and Recipe via All Recipes, Jenny Steffens