Simple Homemade Tomato Soup with fresh thyme and San Marzano tomatoes

Simple Homemade Tomato Soup

Simple Homemade Tomato Soup made with carrots, onion, garlic, San Marzano tomatoes, broth, and fresh thyme for deliciously herby flavor. Calling for Provolone cheese toast!

Serves

4

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 28-ounce can / 800ml whole San Marzano tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Provolone cheese (optional: to add at the end as topping or cheese toast)

Instructions

  1. Add the oil to a soup pot and preheat it over medium-high heat. Add the chopped carrots, onion, and garlic and cook them for about 5 to 6 minutes or until they start to cook down.
  2. Add vegetable broth, thyme,salt, and tomatoes to the pot and cook for about 30 minutes.
  3. Purée the soup with a hand-held immersion blender (or in a regular blender) until smooth.
  4. Serve the soup with some more fresh thyme and freshly grated Provolone cheese or with Provolone cheese toast.

Note

For the perfect Provolone cheese toast, use sandwich bread with a piece of Provolone cheese. Pop in the oven for about 5 minutes at 180C - 200C and sprinkle with fresh thyme, salt, and pepper.


Pop Quiz: what’s super easy, made with ingredients you probably already have (think carrot, onion, garlic, and can of whole peeled tomatoes), and ultra joy-giving in the last cold days of winter?

Answers: THIS SIMPLE HOMEMADE TOMATO SOUP.

Simple Homemade Tomato Soup made with carrots, onion, garlic, tomatoes and thyme.

I probably don’t even need to tell you that this tomato soup should be on your dinner table tonight. So easy. It's a MUST.

From the aromatic sauteed garlic, translucent onion, and tender carrots to the fresh, sweet, herby thyme flavor to the just-best Italian San Marzano tomatoes ...

Get in the kitchen. Prep the veggies. Cook the soup. Meanwhile make some Provolone cheese toasts. And before you knew, you are already done. So simple, isn't it!

Simple Homemade Tomato Soup with Provolone Cheese Toast

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
390 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
141
Total Fat
8.1g
Saturated Fat
1.3g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
995mg
Total Carbohydrates
14.4g
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
4.8g

Recipe Rating

5
Average: 5 (4 votes)

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Natalie Claus 's picture
Just in time! It’s winter here AGAIN and tomato soup would hit the spot. May have to make some grilled cheese to go with the soup. Thanks for the recipe.
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Mary's picture
So glad you liked it, Natalie!
Hailey's picture
Comfort food at it’s best! Love tomato soup so much. And nice addition of carrots and fresh thyme!
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Sara Goldman's picture
Homemade tomato soup is one of my all time favorite lunches…paired with the perfect grilled cheese of course! Perfection! Pinned!
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Mary's picture
So glad you liked it, Sara!
Suzzi Fields's picture
I must must must make this. It looks deliciously amazing!
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Mary's picture
Thank you, Suzzi!