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Luscious Carrot Tomato Basil Soup. This soups doesn't taste like marinara or carrots--it tastes like a sweet delicate tomato and basil soup that's seriously delicious and luscious! It all happens in a sheet pan in the oven and no fuss or cooking needed! Easy yummy comfort food! www.twopurplefigs.com

Luscious Carrot Tomato Basil Soup

Try this Creamy Carrot Tomato Basil Soup full of incredible flavors - naturally thickened by roasting the vegetables in the oven and pureeing them! Make this easy soup with stock for a healthy vegan lunch or use cream for an extra rich and indulgent version.

Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine American, European
Keyword carrot soup, creamy tomato soup, tomato soup with basil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 123 kcal
Author Mahy


  • 10 ripe tomatoes on the vine washed and cut in half
  • 1 red bell pepper dissuaded and cut up into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 carrots peeled and sliced into an inch chunk pieces
  • 4 shallots peeled and cut in half
  • 6 slices garlic crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves (or 1/4 cup of basil pesto)
  • 3 cups liquid in total--either vegetable stock or cream , or a mixture of both
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.

  3. Place the tomatoes, carrots, shallots and garlic cloves on the baking sheet.

  4. Season them with alt, pepper, oregano and fresh thyme sprigs. Drizzle the olive oil over that and toss the veggies very well to swirl the seasonings and olive oil evenly to coat.
  5. Roast the veggies for 35-40 minutes until tender and slightly caramelized.
  6. Transfer the veggies into a blender along with the basil and add half the liquid you're using.
  7. Carefully blend the soup and puree till smooth. season the soup and blend it some more.
  8. Check the seasoning and consistency of the soup (add more liquid to thin it out).

Recipe Notes


  • Don't skip the carrots! You will not taste them but they add a nice sweetness and great color to this Creamy Tomato Basil Soup!
  • For extra creaminess, add half stock and half cream when pureeing this tomato basil soup. Or go all the way and use cream only!
  • For a vegan carrot tomato basil soup, use stock only.
Nutrition Facts
Luscious Carrot Tomato Basil Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 705mg31%
Potassium 727mg21%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 9430IU189%
Vitamin C 59.1mg72%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.