1 (28 ounce) cans
1 (6 ounce) cans
tomato paste with basil and garlic
( V-8 Juice works well too)
fresh ground pepper, to taste
- Mix all ingredients, except for cream in a large soup pot.
- Simmer for 20 minutes over medium-low heat.
- Allow soup to cool a bit (until it's no longer hot to the touch), then whisk in the cream.
- Reheat slowly to serving temperature, and serve with chiffonaded fresh basil, if available.