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Best Homemade Tomato Soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 28 mins
40 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic, Minced Fine Or Grated
  • 1 small Yellow onion, Finely Diced
  • 3 large Carrots, peeled And Finely Diced
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 3 cans (28 Ounces Each) Whole Tomatoes
  • 32 oz Chicken Broth
  • 1 c Water
  • 1/2 c Heavy Cream
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp Minced Fresh Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Fresh Basil

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat, then add onion, garlic, and carrots.
  • Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and stir it in, cooking for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add canned tomatoes with their juice, broth, and water.
  • Stir together and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover the pot, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, longer if you have time.
  • Use a blender to puree, still leaving some texture to the tomatoes.
  • Add cream, salt, pepper, parsley, and basil, and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Keyword Tomato soup