Light & Tasty Tomato Basil Soup

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Total Time
20 mins
35 mins

Originally from Cooking Light, I think. This is a great soup for those of you that love tomato's like I do! Perfect for the cold weather months when you want something a little different than the canned tomato soup.

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  1. Bring tomato and juice to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes.
  3. Place tomato mixture and basil in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.
  4. Return pureed mixture to pan; stir in milk, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add cream cheese, stirring well with a whisk, and cook over medium heat until thick (about 5 minutes).
  6. Ladle soup into individual bowls; garnish with sliced basil, if desired.
  7. Serve with bread.