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Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup With Basil Drizzle

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins

Tomatoes are a summer delight & this soup absolutely celebrates summer with its heirloom tomato deliciousness. It is super easy but so fantastic that you will love it as a summer staple. You can taste the roasted garlic & the fresh & dried spices, which also take it up a notch in healthy too.

INGREDIENTS FOR SOUP
 810 Medium-sized TOMATOES (USE all colors if possible)
 2 HEADS of GARLIC
 1 Large ONION
 2 cups FRESH BASIL
 Sprigs of FRESH THYME
 Sprigs of FRESH OREGANO
 Drizzle of OLIVE OIL
 SALT & PEPPER to taste
 1 tbsp Dried OREGANO
 1 tbsp Dried BASIL
 1 tbsp Dried THYME
 3 tbsp CASHEW MILK or to taste (I make a 1-1 cream, which is 1/4c water + 1/4c cashews or use Soy or Oat milk)
INGREDIENTS FOR BASIL PESTO DRIZZLE* (Optional)
 2 cups FRESH BASIL
 3 Cloves GARLIC
 ¼ cup PINE NUTS
 2 tbsp OLIVE OIL
 LEMON JUICE from 1/2 of a lemon
 2 tbsp WATER (more to thin until you get the consistency you like)
 SALT to taste
DIRECTIONS FOR SOUP
1

Cut tomatoes in quarters and place in casserole dish.

2

Cut onion into chunks and add to the casserole dish.
Add garlic cloves

3

Sprinkle with salt & pepper & drizzle with olive oil if desired.

4

Add basil leaves & stir to mix and coat with the oil.

5

Now add fresh herbs on top & cook in 425 F oven for 30-40 until nicely roasted.

6

While tomatoes are cooking make the pesto if you desired.
Add all ingredients of the pesto drizzle to the food processor or blender & blend until you get an aromatic chunky & creamy basil pesto. Add water to get the consistency you like & one you can drizzle on top of your soup.

7

Remove tomatoes from the oven and transfer to a blender. Blend & taste.

8

Add all of the dried herbs & salt & pepper to taste.

9

Now add 3 big spoons of cashew cream & blend.
Do a taste test & adjust to your desire but at this point, it should be DELICIOUS!

10

Pour into a bowl & top with basil pesto. Use a spoon to swirl & make it look beautiful.
ENJOY! Share this recipe with all your tomato-loving friends.