Homemade Tomato Basil Soup is thick and full of flavor thanks to oven-roasted tomatoes, garlic and onions. Made from scratch soup is the best, hands down and this recipe is proof. Any variety of fresh tomatoes will work, but I think Roma tomatoes provide a nice sturdy base. Make it tonight and let me know what you think.
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It's easy to think that a made from scratch soup is too much work, or would take too much time. Not the case at all! You must, must give this a try. The big secret to the amazing flavor is to just oven roast the tomatoes, garlic and onions. So easy. As for equipment, it does help a lot if you have an immersion blender.
Ingredients for Tomato Basil Soup
- Roma tomatoes
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- 2, 28 ounce cans crushed tomatoes with basil
- 1, 32 ounce carton organic vegetable broth
- Fresh basil
- Cayenne pepper
- Heavy whipping cream
The best part about making this soup is the aroma. Truly, the delicious scents that will fill your kitchen and home while the tomatoes, garlic and onions are roasting, are nothing short of divine.
This recipe was inspired from so many different online and cookbook recipes for tomato basil soup, it's hard to figure out how to give credit where it's due. But I can't wait to hear what you think of this recipe. Oven roasting the tomatoes, onions and garlic makes all the difference. Serve with crackers, grilled cheese sandwiches, sourdough bread or a fresh salad. Let me know what you think!