Tomato Bisque

Servings: 6

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Ingredients

1 tablespoon; butter

1/2 cup; chopped onions

1 (28 ounce) can; crushed whole tomatoes

1 (14 1/2 ounce) can; chicken broth

1 1/2 teaspoons; dried leaf basil or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

1/4 teaspoon; pepper

1 teaspoon; sugar

2 cups; half-and-half

3 tablespoons; chopped parsley or basil

3/4 cup; Mrs. Cubbison's Croutons

Directions

  • In large saucepan, melt butter; add onions and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, chicken broth, basil, pepper and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Puree in food processor.
  • Return to heat. Add half-and-half, heat gently.
  • Serve hot, sprinkled with parsley and croutons.