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easy tomato basil soup recipe
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Easy 10-Minute Tomato Basil Soup

Easy 10-Minute Tomato Basil Soup recipe made with San Marzano style tomatoes, broth, fresh basil & butter. Smooth & tangy tomato soup that comes together fast. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal or lunch. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: lunch, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tomato basil soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 136kcal


  • 28 oz can Hunt's San Marzano Style whole tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 TBSP brown sugar
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 8-10 fresh basil leaves*
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream optional


  • Lightly drain tomatoes. Pour into large 2 quart bowl. (Make sure it can still fit in the microwave!)
  • Add in broth, brown sugar, onion powder & basil leaves. Gently stir. Cover & microwave for 5 minutes on high.
  • Remove cover. Add in butter. Let sit 3-4 minutes, until melted.
  • Puree soup using an immersion blender for 1 minute. Add cream if desired. Serve, garnished with an additional drizzle of cream & fresh basil.


*Can substitute 1 tsp dried basil instead of fresh basil leaves


Serving: 1g | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg