Serves 6

Prep time 10 min.

Cook time 10 min.


1 Tbsp. olive oil

¼ cup chopped onion

2 can (14.5oz.each) Del Monte® Diced Tomatoes, drained

2 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth

1 can (8oz.) Del Monte® Tomato Sauce

2 Tbsps. chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish

¼ cup heavy cream

½ tsp. sugar, optional

croutons, optional


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and stir until softened, about 2 minutes.

  2. Blend tomatoes and cooked onion in a food processor or blender until very smooth. Return to saucepan. Add broth, tomato sauce and basil. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir in cream. Add sugar to taste, if desired. Heat over low heat about 1 minute, or until hot. DO NOT BOIL. Serve with basil and garlic croutons, if desired.

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