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Alyssa’s Tomato Basil Soup



  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 12 oz can of tomato paste
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • .5 oz container of fresh basil, chopped or shredded
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • lemon pepper seasoning to taste (I usually use at least 1 teaspoon)
  • croutons & parmesan cheese for garnish 


  1. Combine chicken broth, water, heavy whipping cream, and tomato paste in a medium saucepan. 
  2. Add balsamic vinegar, fresh basil, and lemon pepper seasoning.
  3. Simmer on medium heat for 25 minutes stirring frequently. If the soup begins to boil, turn the heat down to low. 
  4. Garnish with parmesan cheese and croutons & serve with a warm, gooey grilled cheese sandwich! 



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