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fresh tomato basil soup recipe

Fresh Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

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This fresh tomato basil soup recipe is full of creamy sweet tomato flavor using just-picked tomatoes, onions, basil, marsala wine, a little butter, and cream. 
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:40 mins


  • 2 1/2 lbs tomatoes Roma - about 3 cups of cored, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • cup onion sweet, chopped
  • cup fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon marsala wine
  • cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Cream Sauce

  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup whipping cream


  • Blanch tomatoes in a large pot of boiling water. Remove the tomatoes after a minute or two and immediately transfer them to a bowl of ice water
  • When the tomatoes are cool enough to handle, simply peel away the skin and cut out core
  • Cut tomatoes in ½ then place in a large stock pot
  • Add onions, basil, garlic, and thyme
  • Cook on medium-low heat until vegetables are soft, about 40 minutes
  • Using a stick blender, mix until smooth
  • Add marsala, sugar, salt and pepper

Instructions for creamy tomato basil soup

  • In a sperate pan, heat butter, simmering until just slightly brown
  • Add flour, cook for 1 minute continually stirring
  • Add tomato soup base and cream
  • Whisk until thickened and then serve


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 756mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 3366IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Soup
Keyword: fresh tomato basil soup
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 365kcal