Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Fresh, homemade Tomato Basil Soup. Roasting the tomatoes and onions brings out the best flavors, and it's perfect by itself or served with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich.

When it’s cold and snowy, nothing sounds better to me than a big bowl of toasty tomato soup.

When it’s homemade, you add in fresh basil, the tomatoes are perfectly roasted, and it’s served with a gooey cream cheese – I’m convinced there’s nothing better.

The secret to the taste of this tomato soup is the roasted tomatoes and onions. It creates a more robust flavor that you can really taste in the soup.

How to make roasted tomato basil soup

Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.

Step 2: Place tomatoes and onions on the baking sheet, then sprinkle with garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste. Toss with olive oil, then bake for 20-25 minutes, until tender.

Step 3: In a high-powered blender, place roasted tomatoes and onions, then add the fresh basil leaves. Blend until smooth.

Step 4: Transfer tomato mixture to a stock pot. Add in heavy cream and butter, and heat over medium heat until warmed through (make sure it doesn’t boil).

Step 5: Serve warm. We like to serve ours with freshly grated parmesan, chopped fresh basil, and a side of grilled cheese.

 

Serves: 2-4

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Fresh, homemade Tomato Basil Soup. Roasting the tomatoes and onions brings out the best flavors, and it's perfect by itself or served with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich.

10 minPrep Time

35 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 9 medium roma tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 onion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 14 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese optional (topping)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Place tomatoes and onions on the baking sheet, then sprinkle with garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss with olive oil, then bake for 20-25 minutes, until tender.
  4. In a high-powered blender, place roasted tomatoes and onions, then add the fresh basil leaves. Blend until smooth.
  5. Transfer tomato mixture to a stock pot. Add in heavy cream and butter, and heat over medium heat until warmed through (make sure it doesn't boil).
  6. Serve warm.
  7. We like to serve ours with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh basil, and a side of grilled cheese.

Notes

This recipe serves 4 when used as a side. If you're using this as a main dish, I would say it serves 2.

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Courses
Soup
Diet
vegetarian
lacto vegetarian
pescetarian
Allergy
gluten free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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