Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe
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Inspired by my Mama, this roasted tomato soup recipe is the one I turn to anytime my child feels under the weather or has a sore throat.
This morning my daughter woke up complaining that her throat hurt. In our home, it’s understood that a sore throat generally calls for some homemade peppered chicken soup or my Mom’s clear tomato soup.
With a club tryout later this afternoon at school, she asked if I could take some soup for her lunch at school.
Realizing I didn’t have any chicken in the freezer, I made her a flask filled with delicious tomato soup.
Now my Mom’s soup isn’t very filling, so I decided to add some onions and carrots in the same to ensure she had a filling meal, enough to sustain her for the rest of the day.
This is such an easy homemade soup recipe to whip up and roasting those tomatoes add so much flavor to the mix!
- 4 large Roma tomatoes chopped or quartered
- 1 tbsp dried basil leaves
- 3 tbsp chopped onions I used red as we love the flavor but for a more subtle flavor use yellow/white
- 2 garlic cloves-chopped
- 1 cup small carrots or 1 carrot- chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh spinach-chopped
- 1-2 cups of room temperature water Based on how thick you want your soup
- Salt- to flavor
- Freshly ground pepper -to flavor
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1-2 tbsp heavy cream optional
Preheat your oven/toaster oven to 450 degrees F
Spread the tomatoes and carrots on an oven safe tray, drizzle a tbsp of olive oil over the same . Sprinkle the dried basil leaves over the same and roast for 10 minutes.
While this roasts, take a pan and saute onions and garlic, in the remaining olive oil, till golden brown.
Add to this the chopped spinach, saute for 1 minute and set the pan aside.
Once the tomato-carrot mix is done, add this to the pan. Mix the same and saute for 1-2 minutes and season with salt and generous amounts of pepper.
Once done take a blender and add the contents in your pan and a cup of water.
Blend the same. Add extra water if you would prefer a thinner soup or plan to add heavy cream at the end.
Once all the ingredients are blended well,pour the soup into your pan and allow the same to simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
Remember to taste the soup and add extra salt/pepper if required.
Add the heavy cream, if desired, only once you move the pan off the stove, and gently stir the same into the soup well.
Serve your Roasted Tomato Soup with garlic bread, buttered toast or pop a few croutons right before you serve the same.
Do you have a favorite go-to soup when the kids/ Hubs feel a little under the weather?
(Please feel free to leave a link to the same in the comments. I would love to check it out)
This looks like a delicious tomato soup recipe. There’s nothing like hot tomato soup in the winter.
I love tomato soup, but yours looks REALLY tasty! I love how you dressed up an ordinary tomato soup! YUM! I’d love a bowl with a nice grilled cheese sandwich, right now.
Yummy! And it looks so easy!
Tomato soup is one of our favorite meals. I like mine served with a toasty grilled cheese sandwich.
This sounds so good right now, especially since it is cooler outside. I’ll have to try this with some warm bread.
Looks very good! I’d love it with some grilled cheese!
I love a good tomato soup with grilled cheese! Hooray for fall weather and recipes!
I want a giant bowl of this with a grilled cheese. Wait, make that two grilled cheese so I can soak up every drop of soup!
Another blogger put out grilled cheese tips today and I was looking for some tomato soup! My meal is now complete! 🙂
I just posed a tomato basil slow cooker recipe about a week ago! It is for sure that time of year for this! I didn’t think to add all the extra veggies! Good call!
Oooh! I must look at your recipe. The slow cooker and I are yet to become friends. 🙁
Anything in the Crock Pot hits the spot when it begins to get old. However a grilled cheese and tomato soup is pretty high on my ‘favorites’!
I love making my own tomato soup, the taste is so much better than canned!
Tomato soup and grilled cheese is one of my favorite meals ever. This sounds awesome.
Tomato soup is so good, especially in the cooler months. This sounds the perfect accompaniment to our grilled cheese sandwiches!
That sounds amazing! Soup is a fall favorite of mine and I love tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich!!
This looks like the perfect tomato soup recipe. The word ‘roasted’ makes it sound absolutely delicious!
There is nothing I love better on a cool day than tomato soup and grilled cheese. This roasted tomato soup looks so yummy!
This is great for the chilly days ahead. Bookmarking for later!
This is just perfect. I love tomato soup and actually my kids do, as well. This is the perfect fall meal…
This looks delicious! I love roasted tomatoes. Yum!
I love tomato soup! Roasted tomato soup sounds even more heavenly! What a fantastic soup recipe!
My husband would love this and the weather is just right. Thanks for sharing.
I love tomato soup with grilled cheese! I might have to try this both ways without the more filling additions and with!
I was a late comer to the love for tomato soup. I do really like it now. Perfect recipe for fall.
Now I need some grilled cheese. I love soups, especially tomato
Your tomato soup looks and sounds delicious. We love soup especially during Fall and Winter.
YUM, this looks so good. This will be perfect in cooler weather.
That looks so rich and yummy. I like this on a cold fall/winter night.
This sounds like a great recipe, I have never made it homemade before. My husband would love this.
Love roasted tomato soup, especially if I have a good grilled cheese to dip in it.
that sounds so comforting. our favorite is a pepperoni soup
Our go to soup recipe is Lasagna soup. It is a great hearty soup that usually does the trick.
I have never been a huge soup person. But your recipe looks delicious!!
My husband’s best friend since college loves tomato soup like no other. I wonder if he’s had it roasted?
Yum, this is the perfect fall recipe! Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for sharing this great recipe. This is perfect for this time of the year
Sounds like a great recipe, I always sprinkle a little cheese inside mine while it is cooking up. I love hot tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches. I can’t wait to the real Fall season to kick in here. I’m in the desert so it may just be a while.
I have been looking for a good home-made tomato soup recipe for the last year – havent found one I liked yet. I’m going to give this a try!
I’m bookmarking this one. I should make a bit and freeze it up for those cold winter days where I want soup! Thanks for sharing.
tomato soup is my all time favorite soup. i’m pinning this one, will be great to make now and freeze for easy dinners when baby #3 arrives.
I love tomato soup! This recipe has helped me decided what I am going to eat for dinner! Thanks!
This looks extremely delicious and heartwarmingly filling….I love tomato soup ..and this looks yum …xx
This looks so yummy. Love the food.
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