November 06, 2013

31 Days of Autumn {Day 30}: Homemade Soup Recipe

Homemade Soup Recipe


2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp unsalted butter
1 white onion, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tbsp flour
2 cups chicken broth
28 oz can whole peeled plum tomatoes, pureed
1 tsp sugar
1 small bunch fresh basil or a good few shakes of dried basil
salt and ground black pepper, to taste


1.  In a large saucepan, heat the oil and butter over medium heat, until melted.  

2.  Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft (approximately 8 minutes).

3.  Add the flour and stir.  

4.  Add the broth, tomatoes, sugar, basil and salt and pepper.  

5.  Heat over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for 40 minutes.

6.  Use an immersion blender or food processor to blend.  

7.  Return to the pot and season to taste.  

8.  Serve with homemade croutons and a swirl of cream, if desired.  


{This is day 30 in a 31 day series celebrating autumn. Click here for more autumn ideas.} 


  1. Just add the grill cheese! Looks fantastic and homemade even better! Came to visit you via Huckleberry Love! Thanks for sharing your recipe. Perfect for the season. Have a great week, Lizy

    1. Perfect idea Lizbeth! Thanks for visiting. :)

  2. I try every tomato soup recipe I find looking for something similar to the one my Grandma used to make. It's the one recipe that passed away with her. Thanks.

  3. I love grilled cheese and a good tomato soup, definitely trying this out! I'd love to have you come share on the weekend re-Treat link party that ends tonight -

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.


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