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A bowl of tomato soup with basil

Easy Cream of Tomato Soup

It doesn't get much easier than this Five Minute Cream of Tomato Soup. You cheat by using jarred pasta sauce and the result is delicious comfort food.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 256kcal


  • ½ cup fresh basil minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 25 ounces Pasta Sauce I full jar
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup heavy cream


  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute chopped fresh basil in butter until fragrant, about one minute.
  • Add entire jar of pasta sauce along with water and heat on high until heated through, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream. Top with freshly ground pepper, if desired.
  • Serve with some triple threat grilled cheese sandwiches for the ultimate comfort meal.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 62mg | Vitamin A: 1365IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 0.2mg