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easy tomato basil soup in a white bowl with fresh basil and French bread for garnish

Crockpot Tomato Soup

If you love tomato soup, this Easy Tomato Basil Soup recipe will knock your socks off. Fresh basil, tomatoes, onion, garlic, and cream simmered in a crock pot, makes this the perfect soup recipe to enjoy any time of the year.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6
Calories 212 kcal


  • 2 15oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese

Roux (butter and cream mixture)

  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup pureed tomato soup from crock pot


  • Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, 1 cup half and half, fresh basil, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper to a large crock pot.
  • Stir until well combined, cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours, or low for 3-4 hours.
  • Once cooked puree soup with a hand blender, or a large stand blender. Pour pureed soup back into the crock pot and turn setting to low.
  • In a small sauce pan melt butter. Add flour and stir until combined. Slowly whisk in 1 cup half and half until mixture become smooth and becomes a roux to thicken the soup.
  • Add 1 cup of your cooked pureed tomato soup to your roux, and whisk ingredients until smooth.
  • Add Roux to tomato soup in crock pot and whisk ingredients well until fully combined.
  • Stir in fresh grated parmesan cheese, cover and let soup cook for another 20 minutes or until the parmesan cheese has melted.
  • Ladle tomato soup into bowls, top with parmesan cheese, and croutons if desired.


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 212kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 12.4gFat: 9.3gSaturated Fat: 5.4gCholesterol: 35.8mgSodium: 650mgPotassium: 656mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 7.9gCalcium: 204mg
Keyword crockpot tomato soup
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