Cream of Tomato and Basil Velouté Recipe
Cream of Tomato and Basil Velouté
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Prep. time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Refrigeration time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

You can add a few drops of Tabasco to the tomato soup to add a spicier note.

For 4 servings

- 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced
- 1 clove of garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced
- 4 tbsp. olive oil
- 4 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1 liter (4 cups) chicken stock
- 5 tbsp. tapioca
- 250 ml (1 cup) light cream
- 1 bunch of basil
- 1 tbsp. quick tapioca
- salt and pepper

- 50 g (2 oz.) toasted baguette rounds rubbed with garlic
- 1-2 Tbsp. pesto
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