Roasted Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

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Christine Richardson Modified: March 21, 2022
Roasted Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

How To Make Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

This tomato basil soup is a flavorful combination of roasted tomatoes and garlic! It’s a delectably smooth soup simmered for a rich and luscious side.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 5 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbsRoma tomatoes,halved lengthwise
  • lbscherry tomatoes
  • tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8garlic cloves,peeled, left whole
  • 2small yellow onions,sliced just under ½-inch thick
  • 2cupsfresh basil leaves,lightly packed
  • 5cupsvegetable broth,low sodium
  • cheese croutons,grilled, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Place the tomatoes on a rimmed baking sheet, then toss them with 3 tablespoons olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, placing the Roma halves cut side upright.

  3. Put the onion slices and garlic on a rimmed half sheet, then toss brush with remaining 1½ tablespoons olive oil on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  4. Place the baking sheet with tomatoes and half sheet with onions in the oven side by side. Roast the onions for 30 to 35 minutes until edges are golden, and the tomatoes for 40 to 45 minutes until golden.

  5. Peel away any burnt papery layers of onions and pull the peels from the tomatoes.

  6. Pour the onions and tomatoes into a large pot. Add 4 cups vegetable of broth and the basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer 20 minutes, adding an additional 1 cup vegetable broth to thin as desired.

  8. Blend the soup with an immersion blender or in small batches in a blender.

  9. Serve warm topped with grilled cheese croutons, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 159.85kcal
  • Fat: 10.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.25g
  • Fiber: 4.24g
  • Sugar: 8.12g
  • Protein: 3.30g
  • Sodium: 1164.41mg
  • Calcium: 68.02mg
  • Potassium: 730.32mg
  • Iron: 1.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 139.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.19mg
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