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Augusta's Chilled Tomato Soup with Basil Cream

Augusta's Chilled Tomato Soup with Basil Cream

Augusta's Chilled Tomato Soup with Basil Cream recipe












Trans-fat Free


½ cup basil
fresh leaves, lightly packed, coarsely chopped
¾ cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups tomatoes
seeded, peeled, coarsely chopped
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon honey
1 x salt
1 x black pepper
1 x basil


Early in the day, put the chopped basil leaves in a small bowl.

Scald the cream in a small saucepan and pour it over the basil.

Let steep 1 hour, then strain the cream and chill deeply.

In a food processor, purée the chopped tomato, stock, milk and honey until very smooth.

Transfer the purée to a bowl, and season with salt and pepper.

Chill deeply. When ready to serve, whip the basil cream.

Ladle the chilled soup into chilled glass cups or stemmed glasses.

Dollop each serving with the whipped cream and top with a fresh basil leaf.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 378g (13.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27966% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 243mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 18% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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