Pesto Tomato Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Tomato and basil is a classic flavor combination. This recipe will yield a delicious, creamy tomato soup, with a fresh swirl of pesto for a bright and colorful basil-y finish.



  1. In a pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat, then cook the shallots with some fresh thyme. Add the crushed tomatoes, 1 1/2 cups water and the heavy cream; simmer 20 minutes. Puree, then stir in the pesto. Season with salt.