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Delicious and comforting tomato soup in soup maker. Loaded with plenty of tomatoes, red peppers and fresh basil and paired with cheese on toast, its perfect for busy weeknights.
You can use tinned tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, or make it even more simple by loading up your soup maker with cherry tomatoes.
Originally shared in 2016 and updated in 2019, we are updating it again today with new pictures and an improved recipe.
Soup Maker Tomato Soup
What soup do you remember from childhood? Mine was always tomato soup. Every house I had lunch at, would bring out the cans of tomato soup.
It wasn’t lunch time without Heinz tomato soup and some cheese on toast to serve with it.
Aunts, uncles, grandparents, parents, school friends parents, all had some tomato soup for an easy lunch in the winter months.
It wasn’t until many years later, when I was in my 20’s that I learnt how to make my own tomato soup and just loved the taste and the different ingredients being added.
But what I didn’t like was all the pots and pans and the effort involved.
That is why, back in 2014, I bought my first soup maker and of course, the first soup ever made in it was soup maker tomato soup.
So good and plenty to feed the three of us (before Sofia and Jorge came along) and of course we made it with some cheese toasties.
Now over the years we have improved and improved the recipe and today I am so pleased to share with you our creamy and delicious tomato soup in the soup maker that you can just dump the ingredients in the soup maker and return when it beeps.
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Can You Make Tomato Soup In A Soup Maker?
Yes, you can make tomato soup in the soup maker. Simply load the soup maker up with your tomato soup ingredients and it will do the hard work for you.
You can also make the tomato soup in batches and then freeze it. You can then reheat it from frozen in the microwave.
Or if you are on Slimming World or Weight Watchers why not make our soup maker speed soup.
How Do You Make Soup In A Soup Maker?
The process of making soup in the soup maker is so EASY. And is not like making soup the traditional way in a pan on the stove.
You load your soup maker tomato soup recipe ingredients into the soup maker, add the lid, press smooth soup setting and then the soup maker will beep at you when its done.
Morphy Richards Soup Maker Tomato And Basil Soup
The most popular soup maker to own is the Morphy Richards soup maker which is much smaller than ours. We used the Ninja Soup Maker (also called the hot and cold blender).
Because of the size difference we recommend if making a Morphy Richards Tomato Soup that you half the ingredients or make two batches of tomato soup.
Tomato And Red Pepper Soup In Soup Maker
My favourite tomato soup add in ingredient is red pepper. It compliments the tomatoes and gives it that Mediterranean tomato soup flavour.
Chef Dom doesn’t like peppers, but he loves the flavour it adds to soup.
We also recommend that your tomato soup maker recipe includes plenty of basil. You can add fresh basil or dried basil. Though I am greedy and always include both!
How Do You Thicken Soup In A Soup Maker?
The secret ingredient for thickening a soup in the soup maker is any root vegetable or potato. You prep and cook the ingredient with the soup and then it will create a thicker texture to your soup.
If you have already made a soup and think its too watery, then you can rescue your soup with some mashed potato.
In this soup maker tomato and basil soup recipe we used a single sweet potato to thicken the soup.
Do You Add Milk Or Water To Tomato Soup?
To you don’t add either to a tomato soup. No milk or water is needed for a creamy tomato soup and either of these two will ruin the soup.
That is because you will have the dishwasher effect where it tastes diluted and doesn’t have a great flavour or texture.
Instead in your tomato soup in a soup maker recipe you get your liquid from the tomatoes (full of juice) and from tinned tomatoes.
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Tomato Soup Maker Ingredients
Onions – For the best ever tomato soup I recommend some onion as it adds a lovely flavour to it. You can use red or brown or you can use some shallots.
Garlic – My soup maker hack is to buy either some frozen chopped garlic or some garlic puree. It makes the soup so much easy to prep for.
Veggies – Then for the main veggies in the tomato soup we are adding a sweet potato, red pepper, salad tomatoes, and tinned tomatoes, as well as some tomato puree.
Seasonings – For seasonings, we are keeping it simple with salt, pepper, basil, and mixed herbs. You can use fresh or dried basil.
Then for the kitchen gadgets that we have used in this tomato soup for soup maker it has just been our Ninja Soup Maker. We have this one and its wonderful for many types of soup maker recipes.
Plus, we recommend you head over to our soup maker recipes category as we have more than 50 tried and tested soup maker recipes and have been using soup machines for 7 years.
How To Make Tomato Soup In A Soup Maker?
- Load. Add your main ingredients into the soup maker. Add the fresh tomatoes first as this will create liquid in the bottom of your soup maker and stop it from sticking.
- Cook. Then once your soup maker is loaded up with tomato soup ingredients, set it to the smooth soup setting and cook it for 25 minutes.
- Serve. Then when it beeps, give it a pulse if it needs it and then load into soup bowls and serve with your grilled cheese.
And I am sure you can see now how easy it is to make tomato soup for soup maker.
Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese
The best combination is tomato soup and grilled cheese, or you might call it cheese toasties, or cheese on toast.
I am a HUGE fan of kitchen gadgets and love that I can make tomato soup in the soup maker, whilst I make air fryer grilled cheese.
The grilled cheese is so crispy and yummy and perfect for then dunking into your tomato soup.
More Soup Maker Recipes
- Soup Maker Minestrone Soup
- Soup Maker Chicken Noodle Soup
- Soup Maker Onion Soup
- Soup Maker Cauliflower Soup
- Soup Maker Asparagus Soup
- Soup Maker Broccoli Soup
All the above are amazing soup maker recipes. Though if I could choose just one, the soup maker broccoli soup is hands down the absolute BEST.
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Tomato Soup In Soup Maker
- Chop your tomatoes into quarters and peel and dice sweet potato, and onion. Deseed and dice your red pepper.
- Place into the soup maker all the ingredients apart from the tinned tomatoes, making sure that the quartered tomatoes are added first.
- Then pour over a can of tinned tomatoes. Place the lid on the soup maker and set it to smooth soup and cook it for 25 minutes.
- Then after you have done the 25 minutes add in an extra can of tinned tomatoes, do a taste test and adjust the seasoning if needed and then pulse to mix in the extra can.
- Then serve your tomato soup with some grilled cheese.