La Madeleine's Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

After trying so many different recipes that claim to be the original Tomato-Basil Soup at La Madeleine , this one came to be closest recipe. Creamy and rich it is full of flavor and it goes so well with a french baguette or hard crusted Italian bread .


  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large pot and simmer for about 25 minute.
  2. Blend the mixture in a blender and return to the pot over low heat.
  3. Mix together flour and milk until no lumps appear.
  4. Add milk mixture, butter and basil to the tomato base. Stir constantly until thickened ( about 5 min).