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A bowl of tomato basil soup

Tomato Basil Soup

Homemade tomato soup is so light and creamy. Top it off, this dish is super easy to make, healthy and packed full of bright flavors.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword tomato basil soup, tomato soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 218kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 large carrots chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 28 oz canned Italian style tomatoes
  • 1 qt chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tbsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper adjust to taste


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add the carrots, onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 10 to 12 minutes.
    pot with onions and carrots
  • Add the canned tomatoes, including the puree. Add the broth, and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes to blend the flavors.
    broth simmering with tomatoes and broth
  • Add fresh basil and cream, and cook on medium heat until the ingredients are heated through.
    cream with soup broth
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Blend the soup and enjoy!
    blended tomato basil soup


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 1034mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3259IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg