Chilled Tuscan Tomato Soup with Basil Cream Sauce Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 13, 2020
Tomato and fresh basil soup with garlic, cracked papper corns, served with cream and sourdough bread.
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A chilled tomato soup recipe that’s perfect for the summer. It comes with fantastic flavoring and gorgeous garnish. Here, you get a taste of Tuscany without even having to spend a dime for a plane ticket. You can easily make this dish in the comfort of your home.

How To Make Chilled Tuscan Tomato Soup with Basil Cream Sauce

A no-cook soup that you can simply make in 20 minutes. It has that lush tomato taste that sends you to Tuscany with every sip.

Soup:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove (chopped)
  • 3 lbs ripe tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt

Topping:

  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves (chopped )

Garnish:

  • Lemon slices
  • Basil sprigs
  1. Stir all soup ingredients together in a 2 qt. pitcher.

  2. On a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and stir in garlic. Cook the garlic for about a minute and remove from heat.

  3. In a food processor, combine cooked garlic and tomatoes until puréed.

  4. Afterwards, pour soup into a large bowl. Stir in chopped basil, sugar and salt.

  5. Cover the bowl with cling wrap and let it chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.

  6. Top your chilled soup with sour cream. Drag a toothpick across the top of the soup to make a pretty star design.

  7. Sprinkle with chopped basil.

  8. Garnish with lemon wedges and basil sprigs.
  9. Serve with crackers (optional).

 

How To Make Chilled Tuscan Tomato Soup with Basil Cream Sauce

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A no-cook soup that you can simply make in 20 minutes. It has that lush tomato taste that sends you to Tuscany with every sip.

Preparation Time: 1 min
Refrigerate Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

Soup:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 3 lbs ripe tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt

Topping:

  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

Garnish:

  • Lemon slices
  • Basil sprigs

Instructions

  1. Stir all soup ingredients together in a 2 qt. pitcher.

  2. On a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and stir in garlic. Cook the garlic for about a minute and remove from heat.

  3. In a food processor, combine cooked garlic and tomatoes until puréed.

  4. Afterwards, pour soup into a large bowl. Stir in chopped basil, sugar and salt.

  5. Cover the bowl with cling wrap and let it chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.

  6. Top your chilled soup with sour cream. Drag a toothpick across the top of the soup to make a pretty star design.

  7. Sprinkle with chopped basil.

  8. Garnish with lemon wedges and basil sprigs.
  9. Serve with crackers (optional).
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 50mg
  • Calories: 100kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 823mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 318mg
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Vitamin A: 2988IU
  • Vitamin C: 47mg
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