Tomato Basil Soup Recipe (One Pot, 30 Minutes)
5 from 7 votes

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy tomato basil soup recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute weeknight meal is rich, creamy, packed with herbs, spices.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Calories: 308 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 2 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely minced
  • 1/2 cup Onions Finely chopped
  • 2 cans Crushed tomatoes 28 oz. cans
  • 3 cups Chicken broth Or vegetable broth, Low sodium
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano Dried
  • 1/4 tsp Rosemary Dried
  • 1/4 tsp Thyme Dried
  • 15 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes Optional
  • 1-2 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 3/4 cup Heavy cream Can be adjusted based on your preference


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick pot.

  2. Add onions and saute until golden brown.

  3. Add ginger and garlic and saute until fragrant. 

  4. Add crushed tomatoes (don't discard the juice!), broth, oregano, rosemary, thyme, 10 basil leaves, paprika, red chili flakes, sugar, salt, pepper.

  5. Bring soup to a boil and then let it simmer for at least 15 minutes without lid. 

  6. Add remaining basil leaves and use an immersion blender to puree everything until smooth. 

  7. Stir in heavy cream and garnish with more basil, parmesan cheese and/or croutons. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 1049mg44%
Potassium 805mg23%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1405IU28%
Vitamin C 33.7mg41%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.