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How to make tomato soup

Tomato Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: tomato recipes, tomato soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Mama the Passionate Gardener
A light yet filling summer soup for your summer dinners or lunches.
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  • blender or hand mixer


  • 3 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 2 lbs ripe tomatoes, roughly diced.
  • basil leaves, washed and chopped.
  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 pints vegetable stock or water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat a soup pot, then add the butter or the olive oil.
  • Add in the tomatoes, basil, garlic, and sugar. Give them a quick stir, cover, reduce the flame to medium to allow them to caramelize. It should take from three to five miutes.
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  • Uncover then add the liquid and season with salt and pepper. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, blend the soup smooth.
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  • Transfer back to the stove and stir in the cream.
  • Serve with grilled cheese sandwhich or croutons.


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g