Chilled Tomato-Basil Soup
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Serves: 2 an an entrée, 4 as a starter
A simple recipe for a chilled tomato soup with fresh basil.
  • 2 pounds tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup cream or half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon Meyer lemon juice - or any fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pinch ground white pepper
  • 1-4 dashes sriracha, or other hot sauce, to taste
  • fresh basil leaves and chopped tomato (optional garnish)
  1. Using either a blender or food processor, purée the tomatoes and basil together.
  2. Transfer to a medium-sized bowl. Add the cream,lemon juice, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Mix well.
  3. Chill in fridge a minimum of 4 hours. Serve in chilled bowls.
Recipe by Liz The Chef at