Dairy-Free Tomato Basil Soup

Fresh basil adds a different flavor than dried basil to dishes, and the fresh variety is more complementary to this soup.

Serves: 5Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 4 hours 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 can (28 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup unsweetened soymilk
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

  • Heat oil In a large sauté pan over medium heat; sauté onion and garlic for 3–4 minutes. Transfer to a 4-quart slow cooker. Add tomatoes, stock, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low heat 4 hours.
  • Allow to cool slightly, then remove the bay leaf. Process the soup in a blender—carefully, in batches—or using an immersion blender.
  • Return the soup to the slow cooker; add soymilk and heat on low for an additional 30 minutes. Stir in basil right before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 can (28 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup unsweetened soymilk
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

  • Heat oil In a large sauté pan over medium heat; sauté onion and garlic for 3–4 minutes. Transfer to a 4-quart slow cooker. Add tomatoes, stock, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low heat 4 hours.
  • Allow to cool slightly, then remove the bay leaf. Process the soup in a blender—carefully, in batches—or using an immersion blender.
  • Return the soup to the slow cooker; add soymilk and heat on low for an additional 30 minutes. Stir in basil right before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium540mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars3g
Protein1g