Copycat La Madeline's Tomato Basil Soup

This is the closest i have managed to copying the tomato basil soup at la madeline. this is the best soup for cold winter nights, and i have yet to meet anyone who did not like it.


Combine tomatoes , tomato juice and broth in a saucepan and simmer for 30 minutes.
Puree with basil in the blender.
Make sure that this is smooth - i always strain it.
Return to saucepan.
Add cream and butter while stirring over low heat.
Serve and enjoy !.


whole canned tomatoes, tomato juice, basil leaves, cream, sweet unsalted butter, salt, black pepper