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*3 lb. ripe, red tomatoes
*3 oz. butter
*Fresh sweet basil leaves
*Salt and pepper to taste
*1 large onion
*1 pt. rich cream
*1 tsp. brown sugar
1. Melt butter in a large soup pot, and sauté onion until browned. Add tomatoes (washed, cored, coarsely chopped) and 1 tblsp. sweet basil leaves, crushed.
2. Let mixture simmer about 30 minutes; then put through Foley food mill or sieve. Heat this mixture through.
3. Add whipping cream, salt and pepper and some chopped basil. Heat through and serve.
Yield's 6 servings