How To Make Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

For today’s soup recipe, we have Roasted Tomato Soup. One of the rare soup kind that feels completely like home. Always the perfect choice to warm up evening conversations and intimate gatherings. Creamy, nostalgic, and savory. Mind you folks, this is not your typical on-the-go tomato soup. Roasting the tomatoes beforehand adds richness and sweetness in its flavor. And you may use any types of tomatoes you desire in making this delicious dish.

How To Make Roasted Tomato Soup

Preparation Times:

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 80
  • Total Time: 100

Roasted Tomato Soup

Equipment:

  • Cooking pot
  • Oven
  • Blender
  • Bowl

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsps tomato paste
  • 2 large onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 6 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Put tomatoes and garlic in a baking sheet, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 30-40 minutes, tossing halfway through. Once done, mast to break up garlic and tomatoes.
  2. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and season with salt and pepper. Cook the onions for about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and cook for another 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. This slow cooking of the onions draws out maximum flavor.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high, add tomato paste, and cook, stirring, until slightly darkened in color, about 2 minutes. Add roasted tomato mixture and broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until flavors meld, 15–20 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  4. Working in batches, purée tomato mixture in a blender until very smooth (make sure the lid is slightly ajar to let steam escape; cover with a towel). Transfer to a large bowl or pitcher.
  5. Pour the soup back into pot. Taste and season with salt and pepper; keep warm.
  6. Top with basil leaves and serve.

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Nutrition Overview

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. [1]

FAQ

Sources

[1] https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/tomatoes