This is one of my all time favorites!
I hope this soup not only makes your taste buds happy, but keeps you warm down to your piggy toes this winter :)
1 large can diced tomatoes
1 cup heavy cream (whole/unpasteurized/etc.)
1 stick of butter (raw/hormone free/antibiotic fee/etc.)
15 fresh basil leaves
salt & pepper to taste
In a large pot pour in the large can of diced tomatoes (juice and all) and place on stovetop over medium heat. Once it starts to really bubble, turn it down to low/medium heat and let it simmer for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
Take off heat, add basil and puree or use a stick blender to blend until mostly blended (I like some clumps of tomato). Put back over low heat and stir in the heavy cream. Then add butter and stir until all melted without boiling the soup.
Serve and enjoy!