Parmesan Basil Tomato Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Parmesan Basil Tomato Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Parmesan Basil Tomato Soup

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"Everyone loves this recipe. Best way to spice up a can of tomato soup! I like to serve this with garlic bread or grilled cheese. Yum! Add milk or water if soup is too thick."

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Directions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato soup and bring to a boil. Add Parmesan cheese, basil, and rosemary. Season with salt and black pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes more.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 20 mins
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Dec 08, 2012

First, this recipe has a major omission...there's no liquid among the ingredients. You'd could almost eat this with a fork without the liquid. Add 1 can of water (or milk if you want it creamy), and you'll have a quick soup worthy of a five star rating. And a sprinkle of grated parmesan on the top would be a good addition when serving. I typically would have rated this lower than four stars because of the ingredient omission, but because this is the first review, I don't want to discourage anybody from trying this. The final result is something that tastes homemade, not something out of a can. It's good!

 
Aug 27, 2013

Delicious! I doubled the recipe and added one can of water and one can of half and half. I also added some gnocchi and a smattering of red pepper flakes. I also used olive oil instead of vegetable oil. This was really fast and really good. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Dec 28, 2013

Like others I modified this a bit, but it was great! Changes I made were minor, left out the rosemary (not something our family enjoys), and I added a can of diced Italain style tomatoes that I blended with an immerison blender before adding. I also added one can of no fat 1/2 and 1/2. Everything else was the same and this is a great soup.

 
Apr 17, 2013

I wanted to fix something other than just plain tomato soup from a can. So I gave this recipe a try and the family loved it! Note: Just be sure to add 1 can of water to the recipe.

 
Mar 27, 2013

this is a great soup. as with the 1st review add 1 can of water. I played with the recipe abit and added a can of chopped tomatoes. the results were souper! Every bit as tasty as the fancy tomato basil soup from a fine restaraunt.

 
Mar 19, 2014

Have done this for MANY years. I do omit the rosemary. I use whole or 2% milk, and NO oil. I use either salt-free butter or Can't believe it's not butter. Only use about a tsp. Always approx tsp/tbls of sugar to cut acidity. Pairs great with grill cheese.

 
Aug 10, 2013

I was not a tomato soup fan, but this recipe has changed my mind. The extra flavor from the basil and Parmesan really helps. I had most of a can of tomato paste left from another recipe, and mixed that with 1 1/4 cups of milk rather than use canned tomato soup.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.9 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 1116 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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