Quick Tomato Basil Soup

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 cups
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 20 mins

Combine a few pantry and refrigerator staples for this quick-and-easy soup. The ideal soup to curl up with in the winter after a long day at work.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


1 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 can (28-ounce) crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
2 tablespoons basil, chopped


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add  onion, 1 celery and garlic clove; sauté until tender. Add crushed tomatoes, water, half-and-half or whole milk and basil. Heat thoroughly. 

Recipe by Jo Marshall



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