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Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

With garlic, basil, and other delicious seasonings, this creamy tomato basil soup has a bold flavor that you'll quickly fall in love with.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 588 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes drained (reserve the liquid)
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp basil puree or fresh basil chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup reserved tomato liquid from can
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • garlic salt to taste
  • pepper
  • croutons
  • fresh parmesan cheese optional


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, add garlic and stir until fragrant.

  2. Add drained, diced tomatoes, basil and thyme. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add reserved tomato liquid and chicken broth. Stir and lower heat to medium-low. Cook, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. In small batches, puree chunky soup in a blender until it's the consistency you'd like. Stir in heavy cream and mix well.
  5. Add any more salt and pepper and garnish with croutons, basil and Parmesan cheese. ENJOY!

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Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 588 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 2902mg126%
Potassium 2002mg57%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2960IU59%
Vitamin C 111.2mg135%
Calcium 372mg37%
Iron 9.5mg53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.