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This Creamy Tomato Soup with Garlic Croutons is the perfect cold weather comfort food ... plus, it's easy to make! | Hello Little Home for The Pinning Mama

Creamy Tomato Soup with Garlic Croutons

Ingredients

For Croutons:

For Soup:

Instructions

Prepare croutons:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray, then top with cubed bread.
  3. Bake until bread is dried out and beginning to brown around the edges, about 7 - 10 minutes. Remove bread from oven and place in a medium bowl.
  4. Mix together butter, garlic, Parmesan, and salt.
  5. Pour butter mixture over croutons and toss well.
  6. Return croutons to baking sheet and cook until golden brown, about 5 - 10 more minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and set aside.

Prepare soup:

  1. Meanwhile, combine olive oil, garlic, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes in a large pot.
  2. Heat over medium heat until garlic is fragrant.
  3. Stir crushed tomatoes and vegetable broth into garlic.
  4. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook 10 minutes.
  5. After 10 minutes, remove soup from heat, then stir in basil and cream.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve soup topped with croutons.

Recipe by The Pinning Mama at https://www.thepinningmama.com/creamy-tomato-soup-with-garlic-croutons/