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This Fresh Tomato Soup Is The Blender Recipe Of Your Dreams

tomatoes and onions on a roasting pan and finished tomato soup in a bowl

Tomato Soup With Fresh Tomatoes… In A Blender!

The tomatoes have already come and gone around these parts, but fortunately you don’t need garden fresh tomatoes to make this delicious, nutritious, and super easy blender soup!  It seems like just a couple of weeks ago that I was up to my eyeballs in tomatoes from my garden, but those days are a fond memory now, with snow on the ground.

The good news is that my bumper crop of tomatoes inspired me to find tomato recipes, and my search led me to this incredibly easy and delicious blender recipe for fresh tomato soup. Grocery store tomatoes work just fine for this, since roasting them gives them a boost of flavor.

This soup could not be simpler to put together. Roasted tomatoes, onions, and garlic are blended with fresh basil into the most luxurious and fresh-tasting tomato soup you’ve ever tasted. Even the pickiest of eaters will fall in love! :-)

tomatoes, onions, and garlic on a counter

Easy Tomato Soup With Fresh Tomatoes (Blender Recipe)

Ingredients:

  • 8-10 tomatoes, halved (I used a dozen or so because some of mine were pretty small)
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh basil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Step 1: Place the halved tomatoes, quartered onions, and garlic cloves into a large bowl and add the oil. Season well with salt and pepper, and stir well to coat.

Directions:

Place the halved tomatoes, quartered onions, and garlic cloves into a large bowl and add the oil. Season well with salt and pepper, and stir well to coat. 

Step 2: Pour the oiled and seasoned vegetables onto a baking tray, and roast at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes.

Pour the oiled and seasoned vegetables onto a baking tray, and roast at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes.

Step 3: After 30 minutes, remove the tray from the oven

After 30 minutes, remove the tray from the oven and admire how lovely your roasted veggies look while they cool for a few minutes. ;-)

Step 4: Place the veggies into your blender, along with the sliced basil.

Place the veggies into your blender, along with the sliced basil.

Step 5: If you have a Blendtec blender, you’ll definitely want to use the

If you have a Blendtec blender, you’ll definitely want to use the “soup” function, which is the button on the very right under the power button. Not only does the soup function create the perfect silky smooth texture, it also heats the soup as well! Since the vegetables are still  warm from the oven, the soup comes out at the perfect temperature once it’s done blending!

If you don’t have a soup setting on your blender, just pour the mixture into a pot and heat it over the stove. You can also use an immersion blender and smooth the soup out right in the pot!

Step 6: Once the soup is blended, add salt and pepper to taste.

Once the soup is blended, add salt and pepper to taste. If your soup is too thick, you can add a little vegetable broth or water to thin it out a bit. Serve with some crusty bread or a nice grilled cheese sandwich, and enjoy! :-)

Storing Leftover Tomato Soup

You can store leftover soup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week. You can freeze any leftovers too — it’s wonderful to have soup in the freezer for those hectic days when you get home late and tired!

To freeze the soup, let it cool completely, then freeze it in an airtight container for up to three months. To serve, thaw the soup in the fridge overnight and reheat on the stove. You can also freeze the soup in individual servings and use the microwave to thaw and reheat them. 

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Step 6: Once the soup is blended, add salt and pepper to taste.

Easy Blender Tomato-Basil Soup

Jill Nystul
Adapted from Diethood. If you've never made tomato soup with fresh tomatoes before, you're in for a treat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 114 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8-10 tomatoes halved
  • 2 medium onions quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cup fresh basil sliced

Instructions
 

  • Place halved tomatoes, quartered onions, and garlic cloves in a large bowl, then drizzle with oil and season liberally with salt and pepper. Stir well to coat.
  • Empty the bowl onto a baking sheet and roast at 400°F for 30 minutes.
  • Remove baking sheet from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Place roasted vegetables in blender along with sliced basil and blend until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Warm the soup further on your stovetop, if necessary, then serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 4servingsCalories: 114kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 429mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1269IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg

Do you have a favorite tomato recipe?

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Jill Nystul (aka Jillee)

Jill Nystul is an accomplished writer and author who founded the blog One Good Thing by Jillee in 2011. With over 30 years of experience in homemaking, she has become a trusted resource for contemporary homemakers by offering practical solutions to everyday household challenges.
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