Mindylynns Kitchen

May 23, 2009

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Filed under: Food,Soup — Mindy M. @ 4:57 pm

8 Cups of chicken stock
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
4 tbsp. olive oil
1 jar of marinara sauce
1 bottle of strained tomato
1 cup of sour cream
1 1/2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp. of crushed garlic
10 chopped basil leaves

saute carrots, celery, onion, in olive oil until soft. Deglaze pan with stock and add tomato and marinara simmer until desired thickness.  Using a stick blender or a regular blender puree 1/2 the soup and return to the pot.  Add sour cream, basil, garlic and vinegar.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

serve with parmasean cheese and freshly chopped basil leaves

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