Homemade Tomato-Basil Soup with Cheese Toasts

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

I really love the Tomato Basil soup from La Madeleine but it has a lot of butter and cream in it and this sounded like a healthier alternative. I got the recipe from the grocery store where I shop.

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  1. For the Soup: In medium pot over medium heat, stir oil, onions and garlic until soft- about 3 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, broth and basil and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and cook gently for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve with cheese toasts (see below).
  5. For cheese toasts: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Place bread in a single layer on baking sheet, lightly brush top with oil, sprinkle each with a tablespoon of cheese.
  7. Bake ten minutes until golden.
  8. Serve 2 cheese toasts with each bowl of soup.