Classic Tomato Soup


Way better than the canned stuff, this classic tomato soup recipe is an essential kitchen staple.


1⁄4 cup
onions (diced)
4 cloves
garlic (minced)
3 cans
tomatoes (pureed)
2 tablespoons
white sugar
1 can
tomato juice
1⁄2 cup
fresh basil (chopped)
1⁄2 cup
fresh thyme (chopped)
1⁄4 cup
1 tablespoon
lemon juice or balsamic vinegar
1 liter
vegetable broth
pinch of salt and fresh ground pepper


  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot, add onions and garlic, and cook over medium heat until the onions are transparent and just starting to brown.
  2. Deglaze the stockpot with the lemon juice, then add the tomato juice, pureed tomatoes, and broth.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients, and bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Serve.

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