this one's for you, Jelair!! thanks to my dear friend Tina, this tomato basil soup has made its way around our group of friends and it is FANTASTIC!!! enjoy......
1 medium onion finely chopped (I only use ½ of one)
½ cup butter
3 – 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes
½ cup sugar
½ tsp. pepper
½ tsp. Basil
1 TBS. Chicken bullion
2-14.5 ounce cans chicken broth
1 cup whipping cream
Sautee onion and butter until onion is tender. Add tomatoes with juice, sugar, salt pepper, bullion and basil and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and place all ingredients into blender, blending thoroughly. Return to pot adding cream and chicken broth.