Smoky San Marzano Tomato Soup

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

  • About

To make the perfect tomato soup, I start with canned San Marzano tomatoes, a high-quality Italian variety that packs fresh, sweet-sharp flavor like no other canned tomato. Broiling the tomatoes intensifies their flavor and adds a savory smokiness so reminiscent of bacon that my vegetarian husband was suspicious the first time he tried this soup. It’s meat-free, I swear! In fact, you could make the soup vegan by using olive oil in place of the butter and omitting the cream or replacing it wi