Everyday Meals

Vegan Tomato Soup


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth
  • 2bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh basil, divided
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat olive oil in a pot over low heat and cook onion until soft and translucent. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Increase heat to medium, add all tomatoes, and cook until they start to break down, about 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add vegetable broth, bay leaves, and 1 sprig of basil. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until tomatoes have broken down and soup starts to thicken, about 30 minutes.


  • Step 2

    Remove soup from heat and cool slightly. Remove bay leaves and basil.

  • Step 3

    Puree tomato soup with an immersion blender until smooth. Reheat soup before serving and garnish with basil leaves.

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