Nordstrom's Tomato Basil Soup


  • 1 1/8 cups canned peeled plum tomatoes
  • 1/3 lb carrots, chopped
  • 1/3 lb onions, chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp dry basil
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 gallon water
  • 1/8 lb chicken base
  • 1/3 quart heavy cream
  • 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp black pepper


In a large stock pot, sautéé the olive oil, carrots, and onions at medium heat for 15 minutes.

Add the basil, salt, pepper, and tomatoes and bring to a simmer.

In a large bowl, whisk the chicken base into the water until dissolved.

Add the water mixture to the stock pot, bring to a boil, and then simmer for 45 minutes.

Pureé the soup using a hand blender while adding the heavy cream until it reaches a thin consistency.

Makes 12

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