Quick and Easy Home Made Tomato Soup Recipe

Add to a saucepan:

  • Several cups of water
  • One small can of Tomato Paste
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • Several tomatoes cut in large or small chunks, or pureed in a blender

Simmer until tomatoes are soft.  You can then continue simmering the soup for hours, adding water as you go, for best results.  Or if you are in a hurry you can eat it sooner.


  • I like this soup with a spoonful of liquid yogurt on top
  • Or add shredded or broken-up cheese.  Use something that melts well in liquid, such as Gouda or Cheddar.
  • Croutons are another option.


  • Try adding other vegetables and herbs to the soup, such as a sliced onion, garlic, oregano, basil, etc.
  • You can also add some mini noodles (put them in toward the end so they don’t overcook), rice, barley, or small meatballs.
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  1. David@Healthy Recipes June 28, 2012 at 11:08 pm

    This looks delicious 🙂 I am adding it to my recipe book !

  2. Brendan@Sell My House Fast December 9, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    I wish I liked tomato soup, I’m more of a chili guy!

  3. Diet for stomach ulcers November 11, 2011 at 10:28 am

    I don’t think this is that easy to prepare especially for those that can’t cook.

  4. Receptai November 11, 2011 at 8:03 am

    This looks pretty easy, I will give it a try! 🙂

  5. jess@income and growth fund October 12, 2011 at 11:43 am

    Tomatoes are really good for you because they are full of antioxidants. Most antioxidant rich foods become hard to find come winter, but the good thing about tomatoes is, in most places, you can find them year round and they are great in warm soup form!

  6. Lenora October 12, 2011 at 10:43 am

    This is a very good and easy recipe. I made some tries before, for my own specialty soup, and I turned to making tomato soup as my forte.

  7. Tina@ab tronic x2 October 8, 2011 at 3:39 am

    This looks like a simple, fast, and delicious recipe. I love trying new soups, and this will definitely taste amazing. Thank you for posting.

  8. melreese@healthy building October 4, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    I recently read a book about super foods that are rich in antioxidants. Tomatoes are on the list. I am always looking for a new way to work them into my diet.

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  10. Dave@tent brochures July 22, 2010 at 2:49 pm

    Anyone have a great tomato soup recipe with not a lot of salt content?

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  12. sha@Raspberry Mousse Recipe January 12, 2010 at 9:14 am

    Thank for sharing the quick Tomato soup recipe. I will sure make this recipe for my daughter. I Tweeted you, but got some application error. Please fix it.
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    • Cheryl January 12, 2010 at 1:16 pm

      The Tweet button seems to be working now. I hope your daughter enjoys her soup!

  13. Jill December 1, 2009 at 8:19 am

    You can’t beat a great tomato soup recipe. I will try it. Thanks for the post!

  14. Nancy@Electric Roaster November 22, 2009 at 7:32 pm

    Tomato Soup is great with a Grilled Cheese Sandwich! This recipe is so quick and easy. I can’t wait to try it.

  15. Julie November 15, 2009 at 10:14 am

    I love tomato soup. I have a recipe that my mom used but I think I will try yours.

  16. Andrew June 12, 2009 at 12:26 am

    Nice recipe, I prefer to roast the tomatoes as it makes the soup more intense.

  17. Tom May 21, 2009 at 12:01 am

    Tomato soup is my favorite. I like to have mine with homemade croutons.

  18. Recipe Collector May 14, 2009 at 3:52 am

    Adding other vegetables would be great so as not to make the dish look boring.

  19. Yogurt Maker March 16, 2009 at 7:56 pm

    Thanks for the recepie I will give it a try. 😆

  20. Cheryl December 28, 2008 at 9:29 pm

    This is simple soup, with no artificial ingredients or sugar! Another variation, for people who find the flavor just too tomato-ey: add soy sauce, A-1, worcestershire, teriyaki, toasted sesame oil, or any other strong flavoring to make a new flavor.

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