Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup

Aurora McBee


This is a family favorite! Give me a bowl of this and a grilled cheese and I'm in heaven!


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 can(s)
    (29 ounce) diced tomatoes (fresh diced tomatoes may also be used)
  • 1 can(s)
    (10 ounce) chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c

How to Make Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup


  1. In a heavy bottomed stock pot over medium heat cook the onions in the butter until onions are translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes, chicken broth, sugar, and baking soda. Simmer on medium heat, 20 minutes or so, to reduce a little.
  3. Meanwhile, slowly heat the cream, being careful not to scorch the bottom. Do not boil. (I usually heat it in the microwave)
  4. When the cream is hot and beginning to steam, add it to the tomato mixture.
  5. Cook on med-low, stirring often, until heated through (about 20 minutes).

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About Old Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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