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Organic Creamy Fresh Tomato Basil Soup is one of our favorites! We know that you’ll love it too.


Creamy Fresh Tomato Basil Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 5

This recipe was created by Dani Lind of Rooted Spoon Culinary
  • 8-10 medium tomatoes, paste type or other red, quartered
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fennel seed, crushed (optional)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Driftless Sunflower oil
  • 3+ Tbsp. cream, half & half, or condensed milk
  • splash of red wine or balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 20+ large basil leaves, rolled like a cigar & thinly sliced

  1. Saute onion in oil on medium heat until translucent.
  2. Add fennel seed & garlic & saute another minute or two, stirring often.
  3. Add tomatoes, cover, & simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. When tomatoes have broken down, add cream, salt, pepper, wine/vinegar & puree with immersion blender or in food processor until smooth.
  5. Return to stove, add basil leaves, bring back to simmer, & serve.
  6. Serve with French or foccacia bread.


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