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🍅 Hearty Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Warm up with a comforting bowl of Hearty Tomato Basil Soup. This easy recipe is made with canned diced tomatoes, fresh basil, and other simple ingredients. Perfect for a cozy night in!

Hearty Tomato Basil Soup

You will need:

  • canned diced tomatoes1 can of diced tomatoes
  • diced onion1 onion, diced
  • minced garlic2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • chopped basil leaves1 cup of fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • chicken broth2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
  • heavy cream1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • salt and pepperSalt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Start by heating the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat
  2. Next, add the diced onions and minced garlic to the pot, and sauté them until they are soft and fragrant
  3. Then, add the canned diced tomatoes, chopped basil leaves, and your choice of chicken or vegetable broth to the pot
  4. Allow the soup to simmer for about 20 minutes, letting the flavors meld together
  5. After simmering, use an immersion blender or a regular blender to blend the soup until it's smooth. Be careful as the soup will be hot
  6. Once the soup is smooth, stir in the heavy cream to give it a rich, creamy texture
  7. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste
  8. Finally, serve the soup hot, garnished with a few extra basil leaves if desired


This soup is perfect for a cozy night in and pairs wonderfully with a grilled cheese sandwich or a fresh salad. You can also freeze it for later use.

At Just Canning, we're passionate about bringing you the best in canning knowledge, products, and recipes. Today, we're excited to share with you a heartwarming recipe that brings together the art of canning and the joy of cooking - our Hearty Tomato Basil Soup.

Imagine a chilly evening, the fireplace crackling, and a bowl of warm, homemade tomato basil soup in your hands. The aroma of fresh basil and tomatoes wafting through your home, creating a comforting and inviting atmosphere. This is the experience our recipe promises. But it's not just about the end result, it's about the journey too.

Our Hearty Tomato Basil Soup recipe is more than just a list of ingredients and steps. It's a testament to the beauty of canning and how it can enhance your culinary adventures. The canned diced tomatoes used in this recipe are a perfect example of how canning can preserve the freshness and flavor of seasonal produce for you to enjoy all year round.

But this soup isn't just for those cold nights. It's versatile enough to be a hit at summer picnics or as a comforting lunch on a rainy day. Pair it with a grilled cheese sandwich for a classic combination, or with a fresh salad for a lighter meal. And the best part? You can freeze it for later use, making it a convenient option for those days when you just don't have the time to cook.

At Just Canning, we believe in the power of canning to transform your kitchen into a place of endless possibilities. Whether you're a seasoned canner or just starting out, we're here to guide you every step of the way. From canning cucumbers to using a canning machine, we've got you covered.

So why not give our Hearty Tomato Basil Soup recipe a try? It's a delicious way to dip your toes into the world of canning. And remember, the journey is just as important as the destination. Happy canning!