Chunky Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

Garrison Wayne


This is a soup that is more akin to a stew. It is very chunky and bursting with tomato flavor. It is a personal favorite.


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6 - 8
15 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


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3 Tbsp
olive oil
1-2 pinch
red pepper flakes
1/2 c
finely chopped onion
1/2 c
finely chopped red bell pepper
2 Tbsp
finely chopped italian parsley
3 clove
crushed garlic
1 can(s)
24 oz tomato puree
2 c
vegetable stock
2 can(s)
14.5 oz italian style stewed tomatoes
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
fresh basil leaves

How to Make Chunky Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil


  • 1In a large pot, heat the olive oil and red pepper flakes over medium/hi heat.
  • 2Add the onions, red bell pepper, and parsley. Saute 2 minutes, stirring often.
  • 3Add the crushed garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir often.
  • 4Add the tomato puree and the vegetable stock. Reduce to simmer uncovered 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • 5Chop the stewed tomatoes and add along with all of the juices, Cook 5 minutes over med heat, stirring often.
  • 6Add salt and pepper to taste. Add tomato paste to thicken. Adjust to your preference.
  • 7Serve hot . Sprinkle with freshly chopped basil. Garnish with a whole basil leaf.

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About Chunky Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy

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