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roasted tomato soup served in a cup and topped with basil ribbons

Roasted Tomato Soup

Katerina | Diethood
Rich, bold, and flavorful Tomato Soup made with roasted cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil.
Servings : 6 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • 3 pounds cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 small yellow onions, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 4 to 5 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, optional
  • grated parmesan cheese, for garnish, optional
  • sliced fresh basil leaves, for garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with foil and set aside. You can also use 2 smaller baking sheets.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine halved tomatoes, garlic, onions, olive oil, salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  • Spread tomato mixture on prepared baking sheet.
  • Roast for 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender, stirring couple of times during the process.
  • Remove from oven and transfer roasted vegetables to a soup pot.
  • Stir in basil leaves and add in vegetable broth; blend with an immersion blender until smooth. OR blend in small batches in a Blender.
  • Stir or blend in heavy cream, if using; taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with parmesan cheese and slices of basil.
  • Serve.


WW Freestyle Points: 2
Yes, Roma tomatoes would be perfect. I suggest to cut them in quarters before roasting. 
I never do. I roast and blend the tomatoes with their peel on and it has never been a problem.


Serving: 0 cup | Calories: 182 kcal | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 14 mg | Sodium: 78 mg | Potassium: 715 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 7 g | Vitamin A: 1466 IU | Vitamin C: 56 mg | Calcium: 59 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 14 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: healthy soups, oven dried tomatoes, tomato recipes, tomato soup