Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

7 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes



2 pounds Roma Tomatoes; cut in half
1 pound Tomatoes; vine ripened, cut in half
2 medium Red Bell Peppers; cut in quarters
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon kosher salt; plus extra
pepper; fresh ground
3 small yellow onions
12 cloves Garlic
2 tablespoons butter; optional
1/4 teaspoon Crushed red pepper flakes
2 14-oz cans diced tomatoes with their juices; (garlic & olive oil, or garlic, basic, & oregano)
2 packages Fresh basil; roughly chopped
2 tablespoon Fresh thyme leaves
3 14-oz cans Swanson low salt chicken broth

Original recipe makes 12



Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toss together the tomatoes, red peppers, cup olive oil, 1 tbsp kosher salt, and fresh ground pepper to taste. Spread tomatoes and peppers in 1 layer on a baking sheet and roast in the center of the oven for 45 minutes.

In large stock pot over medium heat, saut the onions and garlic with 2 tbsp of olive oil, the butter and red pepper flakes and a little salt and pepper for 10 minutes, until the onions start to brown. Add the canned tomatoes, basil, thyme, and chicken broth. Add the oven-roasted tomatoes and peppers, including the liquid on the baking sheet. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered for 40 minutes. Cool to where it can be handled easily and pulse in blender in small batches to desired consistency. Add more salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot or cold. Great with mozzarella grilled cheese sandwiches on sourdough bread!!!

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My family loved it. They rated a 11 out of 1 to 10. It is awesome. And I froze some for later!!!
Valariesett 2y ago

Great Soup, now we don't have to go and spend big bucks for it at the expensive Italian Restaurant.
Casta 4y ago

This is an amazing soup!
tgo 5y ago

good soup, thanks for sharing
CCheryl 6y ago

Loved this soup, so di d my husband.
staceyforster 8y ago

This recipe freezes great!
maggie123 9y ago

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maggie123 9y ago

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