Mom’s Tomato Basil Soup with Mascarpone & Roasted Red Bell Pepper Garnish

Mom’s Tomato Basil Soup is wonderful heated right from the jar, but add a few bells and whistles and you have yourself a culinary masterpiece. This one is fancy enough to serve to company – and no one ever need know it came from a jar!

1 (32-ounce) jar Mom’s Tomato Basil Soup
4 heaping tablespoons Mascarpone cheese
1 roasted red bell pepper (from supermarket jar), cut into tiny dice
8 fresh basil leaves, cut into thin julienne strips
Shredded Romano cheese

Heat the soup in saucepan or microwave until hot. Ladle into four serving bowl. Place a tablespoon of the Mascarpone cheese in the center of each
serving. Scatter a portion of the roasted red pepper on the cheese, then garnish with a scattering of the julienned basil leaves and
Romano cheese. Serve hot. Serves four.

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admin on March 3rd 2012 in Pasta Sauces, Soup, Vegetarian, entree

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