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Roasted Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil Recipe

Roasted Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil Recipe

Roasting really brings out the flavor of the tomatoes in this wonderful soup. It has a slightly chunky texture that indicates it's fresh and homemade. —Marie Forte, Raritan, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 5 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 pounds tomatoes (about 11 medium), halved
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 fresh basil leaves
  • Salad croutons and thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place tomatoes, onion and garlic in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Roast 25-30 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Cool slightly.
  • 2. Process tomato mixture and basil leaves in batches in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a large saucepan; heat through. If desired, top with croutons and sliced basil. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without croutons): 107 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 411mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 fat

Reviews for Roasted Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2015

"Very good. I added 1 tsp of sugar. I also pureed for 2-3 minutes to get a smoother texture. Delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"This soup is outstanding! I doubled the recipe and roasted the veggies for close to an hour. After processing in my blender, I put the mixture through a sieve to remove the skins and seeds. The soup was easy to make, thick, and delicious! I plan on making more with my garden-fresh tomatoes and freezing it to enjoy this winter."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"This is a very good tomato soup recipe. I was afraid it wasn't salty enough somI added a little more. After it sat it was too salty. Lesson leatned is that it's probably salty enough so don't be too quick to add more. P.S. It's really good cold also!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 14, 2015

"The soup is good, but very chunky. I think an immersion blender would do the best job, rather than a food processor. The roasted tomatoes smelled amazing when I pulled them out of the oven, and the soup is very simple to make."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"I made this recipe tonight, didn't blend it, but served it over linguine rigati. It was very good. I liked that I didn't have to poach and peel the tomatoes, as I usually do when making sauce. I doubled the recipe and roasted the tomato mixture for one hour. My family loved it! This recipe really brings out the flavor of the tomatoes and is a great and easy way to use abundant tomatoes and basil from the garden. A definite keeper!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

"Really disgusting. I couldn't believe it! The skins from the tomatoes caused gross bits in the soup and there really wasn't much flavour. I was dissapointed because of all the good ingredients gone to waste."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"Made these with larger tomatoes, but used the weight specified in the recipe. Blended in our Vitamix and didn't reheat in a pot as it all fit in the blender. This was a good recipe, but we have had a better one. Make sure to serve something buttery and crunchy as a side to really compliment this soup."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"Made these with larger tomatoes, but used the weight specified in the recipe. Blended in our Vitamix and didn't reheat in a pot as it all fit in the blender. This was a good recipe, but we have had a better one. Make sure to serve something buttery and crunchy as a side to really compliment this soup."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2013

"This was very good, but would be better with croutons, melba toast, or buttered toast. We made it in our Vitamix so we didn't have to reheat it as it all fit in the blender."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2013

"This was very good. We didn't reheat on the stove as everything fit in our blender and we didn't need to cool it down a bit. (We have a Vitamix.) It would be great with butter toast or melba toast crackers."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2013

"This was just ok - but since it calls for fresh tomatoes, I'm not sure if it's the recipe, or just the batch of tomatoes I used. I did think they could have been riper."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

"Very easy to make and so flavorful. I add a little more S&P and Garlic than the recipe calls for."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"This is my favorite tomato soup recipe. Easy, healthy, delicious. I plan to make lots of it this summer to freeze for the winter."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"Very easy to make! Great flavor and good for you. My kids even enjoyed it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"This really did have a nice, fresh, right out of the garden flavor. Perfect with grilled cheese on a rainy summer day!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"Disappointing. Roasting, pureeing, re-heating, and the results reminded me of a no-frills spaghetti sauce. I even added a small amount of red wine, but that didn't seem to make a difference. I also think the tomatoes should have been seeded before roasting."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2010

"This is not only easy and delicious, the aromas from the roasting fill the kitchen with incredible fragrance."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2010

"This had really good flavor, but was very thick. I added about 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth. I feel it still needs a little something...."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"This was wonderful and very easy to make. A little goes a long way with this soup, though. I served this with homemade croutons made out of Italian bread drizzed with olive oil and some cracked black pepper. The croutons might even be better if you added parmesean to them when you baked them."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2009

"Very delicious and easy to make. I made this for a dinner party and got several requests for the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2009

"This tomato soup was delicious, healthy, and so simple to make! It's a great summer soup and I can't wait to make it again."

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