Jess' Tomato Soup Recipe

A classic, and so easy to make. You'll kick that Campbell's to the curb. (Sorry, Campbell's, you'll always have a place in my heart.)

Lady & Lion Co. Tomato Soup Recipe

Before I start, I want to just say, I wish I had a more healthy recipe for y'all, but to paraphrase and alter an Anthony Bourdain quote, "A life without heavy cream, butter, and cheese, is a life not worth living. "

So with that, The recipe and directions:


-A chopped yellow onion

-A tablespoon of minced garlic -A stick of butter

-2-3 heirloom tomatos

-2 handfulls of fresh basil

-4 cups of chicken broth

-1/4 to a 1/2 cup of sugar, depending on how sweet you like things.

- A cup of cream -24oz of Tomato Juice

-Salt or Bouillon

Lady & Lion Co. Tomato Soup Recipe


Melt butter and add desired spices, salt, and chopped onion. Let reduce until a desired consistency. Later add garlic and a handful of fresh basil, ripped or chopped up. Add tomatoes, and let reduce. Add sugar and let tomatoes absorb sugar. Next, Add 1 cub of chicken broth and cream. Let boil, then add tomato juice. Bring to boil, then add additional handful of fresh basil. Top with sharp cheddar or crushed saltines.

Lady & Lion Co. Tomato Soup Recipe

Makes really good lunches and dinners for a whole week.

Lady & Lion Co. Tomato Soup Recipe

Don't forget the grilled cheese!

Happy cooking!