French Onion Tomato Soup combines two favorites in an easy to make, delicious homemade soup. Fire roasted tomatoes, sweet onion, butter and broth blend together in this incredible soup.
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FRENCH ONION TOMATO SOUP

French Onion Tomato Soup combines two favorites in an easy to make, delicious tomato soup. Tomatoes, sweet onion, butter and broth blend together in this flavorful homemade tomato soup recipe perfect for weeknight dinner. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tomato soup
Servings: 3 -4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized sweet onion chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 4 TBSP butter
  • 2 cans Hunt's Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 TBSp brown sugar
  • water
  • sliced baguette topped with cheese for garnish

Instructions

  • Add the onion, garlic, thyme and 1/4 cup water to a hot pan. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding an additional 3 TBSP water every 4-5 minutes. Onions should caramelize and turn dark brown in color.
  • Add in butter, tomatoes, broth and brown sugar. Cook on medium heat until bubbling, then decrease heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Blend until smooth. Top with toasted baguette and cheese. Sprinkle with fresh basil, if desired.