Two bowls tomato basil soup served with grilled cheese sandwiches.
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5 from 5 votes

Easy Tomato Basil Soup

A simple tomato basil soup made with tomatoes, milk, and a blend of savory spices to create a rich and creamy dish that's perfect for the cold temperatures.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Cooling and Blending10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy soup, Easy Tomato Soup Recipe, homemade tomato soup, soup recipes, tomato basil soup, tomato soup, tomato soup recipes, tomatoe soup
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 64kcal
Author: Berly's Kitchen



  • 8 Ounces Tomato Sauce
  • 28 Ounces Crushed Tomatoes
  • 8 Ounces Milk (we used whole)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder (or to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder (or to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Basil (or to taste)


  • In a large saucepan, combine the tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, and all the spices.
  • Next, cover and cook the ingredients over medium-high heat for 20 minutes.  
  • Then, remove the soup from the heat and take off the lid. Let, it cool for at least 10 minutes.
  • After it cools, add the milk and transfer the mixture into a blender or food processor to pulse until it reaches your desired thickness.
  • Last, serve the soup. Store leftovers in your fridge in a sealed container for up to 3 days.


The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of about half (1/2) a cup of the tomato basil soup. Additionally, the calorie count does NOT include the grilled cheese sandwich seen in the photos. Actual calories may vary.
**If you have an emulsion blender, you can use that instead of transferring the soup to a blender or food processor to pulsing.


Serving: 4ounces | Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 382IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2mg
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