This tomato basil soup recipe couldn’t be simpler. I got the recipe from the cooks at St. Mary’s in Sewanee, Tennessee many, many years ago. I love to serve it with toasty grilled cheese sandwiches for a perfectly soothing meal at the end of a long day. If you’d like to skip to the recipe, just scroll down or use the red “Jump to recipe” button at the top of the page.
Ingredients for an easy Tomato Basil soup recipe are:
- A can of petite diced tomatoes,
- Pesto sauce
- Tomato soup
- Milk, I’m using whole but you can use whatever is in your fridge.
Pour soup into a sauce pot. Fill up the soup can with milk and add that.
Pour in can of tomatoes, juice and all.
Add a tablespoon of pesto sauce
Stir that up and heat over medium until heated through.
What Can I Pair This Tomato Soup With?
This soup goes great with its best friend, i.e. a grilled cheese sandwich but you can pair it with a whole bunch of other food. Try it with an Italian salad. Cook up some Ravioli and add it to the bowl. Tuna Salad sandwich lover? Dunk it in this beautiful bow. The possibilities are endless.
Feel free to dunk.
Oh my goodness, you’ll never believe something this simple can be this good.
Hope this tomato basil soup warms you right up!
- 1 can Tomato Soup
- 15 ounce can petite diced tomatoes undrained
- 1 Tablespoon pesto sauce
- 1 1/4 cup Milk
- In sauce pot place tomato soup, tomatoes, and pesto sauce. Fill tomato soup can with milk and pour that in as well. Stir and heat over medium until heated through. Enjoy!
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