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Feeding the kids: Creamy tomato-basil soup

The 10-Minute Creamy Tomato-Basil soup recipe can be

The 10-Minute Creamy Tomato-Basil soup recipe can be found in "The Picky Palate Cookbook," by Jenny Flake (Wiley; $24.99). (Credit: Handout)

In my ongoing quest to find tasty, kid-friendly food appropriate for the whole family, this week I chose a quick and easy tomato soup. I found the recipe in "The Picky Palate Cookbook: 133 Recipes for Even Your Pickiest Eaters," by Jenny Flake (Wiley; $24.99).

10-Minute Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup

-2 15-ounce cans diced tomatoes
-1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-12 fresh basil leaves
-1 teaspoon kosher salt
-1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
-1/2 cup heavy cream


1. Add the tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, salt and pepper to a food processor or blender. Pulse or blend until smooth.

2. Pour the soup into a medium saucepan set over medium-low heat.

3. Add the heavy cream, stir to combine and cook for 5 minutes, stirring, until hot.

4. Serve warm. Pair the soup with grilled cheese or a green salad.  

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