Rustic Italian Tomato Soup

Urban Recipes

By Christina Jeffrey

Sometimes life is just better with a bowl of soup, especially on a cooler night. This Rustic Italian Tomato Soup is creamy and rich but without any dairy or gluten, making this a healthier soup to add to your recipe box. 

Beautiful San Marzano tomatoes are simmered with sweet onion, basil, oregano and red pepper flakes.

This soup is a blend of healthy and indulgent, providing a warm comforting meal.  This is not only perfect for a weekend lunch but could be an easy weeknight meal as well.

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THE RECIPE | Urban Baker Co.

Rustic Italian Tomato Soup
A blend of healthy and indulgent making it creamy and rich without any dairy or gluten. 

prep time | 20 minutes 
total time | 45 minutes 
servings | 4 people


1/4 cup water

1 sweet onion finely chopped

1/3 cup olive oil

4 slices ciabatta or gluten free bread chopped into small cubes

4 cups chicken broth

2 - 28 ounce bottles San Marzano tomatoes pureed

1/4 cup basil finely chopped

1 tsp fresh oregano

1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

2 tsp salt 

pepper to taste


1. Place large pot over medium heat.  Add water and onion simmering in pot until translucent, about 5 to 8 minutes.

2. Add olive oil to the pot with the bread until bread is browned, about 5 more minutes.

3. Add chicken broth, pureed tomatoes, basil, oregano, red pepper flakes and salt & pepper.  Simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes. 

4. With immersible hand blender, blend soup until smooth.  Add 1/4 tsp more of pepper, 1 tsp more of oregano and 1/4 cup more of basil and serve.

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