When you want a quick soup recipe, you’ve got to try this Vitamix Tomato Soup. It’s easy to make and tastes like a classic American favorite. This recipe is made in less than 20 minutes and is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

a spoonful of tomato soup

There’s no need to babysit the stove with this blender tomato soup! I can’t think of anything more comforting or nostalgic than tomato soup. Although my taste buds have evolved from Campbell’s version, I still love a bowl of tomato soup on a cold day or night.

The Vitamix is one of my favorite appliances. It’s powerful enough to make everything from nut butter, dips, and smoothies to hot soups and batters. The best part is you don’t even have to transfer the soup to the stove. If you blend the tomato soup for several minutes, it heats it for you.

Next time you reach for canned soup, consider this simple Vitamix soup instead. It tastes delicious and homemade without all the work. You don’t even need a pot!

Why You Need This Recipe

  • It’s ready in less than 20 minutes.
  • You don’t even have to cook the soup. The blender does it for you.
  • It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, & vegan!
  • This quick tomato soup makes a delicious lunch or dinner. Serve it with crusty bread or grilled cheese (vegans can use dairy-free cheese).

Key Ingredients

Vegetable broth – Vegetable broth packs in flavor but can be high in sodium. I like to buy reduced-sodium broth for a healthier alternative.

Unsweetened plant milk – Plant milk adds a touch of creaminess. I used almond milk but any plant milk will work just fine. If you’re not on a dairy-free diet, heavy cream or half and half work well too.

Diced tomatoes – You need two 14.5-ounce cans of diced tomatoes or one 28-ounce can. You can also use whole tomatoes like San Marzano if you prefer.

Tomato paste – Tomato paste thickens the soup and gives it more tomato flavor.

Olive oil – Just a teaspoon of olive oil adds a little bit of creaminess and flavor.

Garlic – Garlic has a pungent flavor that mellows once cooked. It adds sweetness and garlicky flavor to this soup.

Seasonings – Salt and pepper bring out the flavor of the soup, while oregano adds Italian flavor. Basil, thyme, or Italian seasoning all work nicely.

Sugar – A small amount of sugar brings out the natural sweetness of the tomatoes. You can leave it out if you avoid added sugars.

ingredients for tomato soup

Recipe Steps

Step One

In the base of a Vitamix, combine the broth, milk, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, olive oil, garlic clove, seasonings, and sugar.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

process photos for blender tomato soup

Step Two

Turn the Vitamix up to high and process for 5-6 minutes, or until the soup has started to steam.

Step Three

Turn the blender off and carefully remove the lid. Serve immediately.

two bowls of tomato soup

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • For even more flavor, you can use fire roasted tomatoes.
  • You can also use 1 28-ounce can of diced tomatoes, with the juices.
  • If you aren’t vegetarian or vegan, you can use chicken broth instead of vegetable broth (for more protein).
  • If you don’t have dried oregano, you can use dried basil, dried thyme, or dried Italian seasoning.
  • You can leave out the sugar if you are on a low-sugar diet.
  • You can use other dried herbs instead of or in addition to the dried oregano. Dried rosemary or dried thyme would be great too.
  • If you aren’t on a vegan or dairy-free diet, you can use heavy cream instead of plant milk.
  • If you don’t want to heat the soup in the blender, then you can process it until the mixture is smooth. Then, pour the mixture into a medium saucepan and heat over medium heat until simmering.

FAQs

What can I serve with tomato bisque soup?

Any type of sandwich or grilled cheese is delicious alongside tomato soup. You could also serve it with salad, crusty bread, crackers, or gluten-free cornbread.

Is tomato soup healthy?

Tomatoes are full of lycopene, an antioxidant linked to reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also packed with vitamin C, folate, potassium, and vitamin K. This recipe also uses plant milk in place of heavy cream for even more nutrients and less fat.

Can I use another high-speed blender for tomato soup?

Yes, if you don’t have a Vitamix you can use another blender so long as it has a powerful motor. Otherwise, the soup won’t steam, but you can still pour it into a pot and heat it up after blending.

What Vitamix model do you recommend?

I have had several. I like the Vitamix Explorian because it’s not too expensive and it works great.

a bowl of tomato soup

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a bowl of tomato soup

Vitamix Tomato Soup


Description

When you want a quick soup recipe, you’ve got to try this Vitamix Tomato Soup. It’s easy to make and tastes like a classic American favorite. This recipe is made in less than 20 minutes and is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plant milk (I used almond milk)
  • 2 14.5ounce cans diced tomatoes (with the juices)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

  1. In the base of a Vitamix, combine the broth, milk, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, olive oil, garlic clove, oregano, salt, pepper, and sugar.
  2. Turn the blender up to high and process for 5-6 minutes, or until the soup has started to steam.
  3. Turn the blender off and carefully remove the lid. Serve immediately.

Notes

  1. For even more flavor, you can use fire roasted tomatoes.
  2. You can also use 1 28-ounce can of diced tomatoes, with the juices.
  3. If you aren’t vegetarian or vegan, you can use chicken broth instead of vegetable broth (for more protein).
  4. If you don’t have dried oregano, you can use dried basil, dried thyme, or dried Italian seasoning.
  5. You can leave out the sugar if you are on a low-sugar diet.
  6. You can use other dried herbs instead of or in addition to the dried oregano. Dried rosemary or dried thyme would be great too.
  7. If you aren’t on a vegan or dairy-free diet, you can use heavy cream instead of plant milk.
  8. If you don’t want to heat the soup in the blender, then you can process it until the mixture is smooth. Then, pour the mixture into a medium saucepan and heat over medium heat until simmering.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Keywords: vegan vitamix tomato soup, blender tomato soup, healthy tomato soup

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