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Parmesan Tomato Basil Soup

  • Serves 2
  • Prep 10 minutes
  • Ready-In 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Product Variation
  • Menu Placement

Product versatility is key in the foodservice industry. Litehouse's commitment to high quality products allows each one of its products to be utilized across various recipes.

Parmesan Tomato Basil Soup


3 cups diced tomatoes
1 cup finely diced celery
1 cup finely diced carrots
2 tsp Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Red Onion 
2 tsp Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Garlic 
1 tsp Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Basil 
1 tsp Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Oregano 
4 cups Chicken broth
½ cup flour
½ cup butter
2 cups milk
1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper 


1.  Heat oil in large pot. Add celery, and carrots. Saute 5 minutes. Then add Litehouse® basil, oregano, onions, garlic, tomatoes, and chicken broth. Bring it to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until carrots are tender (15 minutes).
2. While soup simmers, melt butter over low heat in a different pot, add flour and cook, stir for 5-7 minutes. Slowly stir in 1 cup hot soup. Add another 3 cups and stir until smooth. Add back into soup pot.
3. Simmer, stirring constantly, until soup begins to thicken. Add Parmesan cheese and whisk to blend. Stir milk and add salt and pepper. Simmer over low heat 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then serve!