Panera Tomato Soup Recipe (Copycat)

Panera Tomato Soup Recipe (Copycat)


How To Make Panera Tomato Soup (Copycat)

Silky, refreshing, and easy to make, this copycat Panera tomato soup combines chicken broth and canned tomatoes for a savory and tangy blend.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced
  • 28 oz San Marzano peeled tomatoes, (2 cans)
  • 1 cup chicken stock , or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup heavy cream
  • 8 large fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1⁄4 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1⁄3 cup parmesan cheese, shredded, optional


  1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add onion and cook, stirring as needed, for about 8 minutes until translucent.

  2. Add tomatoes, juice and all, chicken stock, and sugar. Bring to a low simmer. Cook uncovered, for 12 minutes or until it has thickened.

  3. Add the heavy cream, basil, oregano, red pepper flakes and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Using an immersion blender, puree soup until there are no large chunks left.

  5. Stir in parmesan cheese and serve topped with buttery croutons. Enjoy!


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