Quick and easy tomato basil soup recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute weeknight meal is rich, creamy, packed with herbs, spices.
Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick pot.
Add onions and saute until golden brown.
Add ginger and garlic and saute until fragrant.
Add crushed tomatoes (don't discard the juice!), broth, oregano, rosemary, thyme, 10 basil leaves, paprika, red chili flakes, sugar, salt, pepper.
Bring soup to a boil and then let it simmer for at least 15 minutes without lid.
Add remaining basil leaves and use an immersion blender to puree everything until smooth.
Stir in heavy cream and garnish with more basil, parmesan cheese and/or croutons. Enjoy!