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You have those cans of tomato soup just sitting there in the pantry. It’s not bad soup. But those cans have been sitting there for a reason. That soups needs a little something. A little help to make it into great soup and not ‘just’ a can of soup. This easy kicked-up tomato soup is just that. Just add a few pantry and fridge ingredients and boom, great tomato soup for a cold day!
The diced tomatoes add a nice texture and freshness to this easy kicked-up tomato soup, but you can definitely leave them out. Let’s face it, at least here in the mid-west US good fresh tomatoes are impossible to find this time of year.
I like a little crunch to my soup to give it even more texture, so I added a few homemade croutons. Optional, but yummy.
I like to use my good ole trusty Dutch oven to make this soup and pretty much darned near anything like it on my stovetop. It’s nice and big and sturdy. That extra weight helps it maintain and distribute heat perfectly. As an added bonus, it’s actually pretty easy to clean up too!
Also try my creamy cheese and tomato soup.
Easy Kicked-Up Tomato Soup
- Add soup to a pot over medium heat along with 3 cups of water. Stir and heat.
- Stir in the sherry, cream, pesto and Parmesan. Heat through.
- Serve sprinkled with the tomatoes, a drizzle of oil and more Parmesan.
Nutritional values are approximate.