Tomato Bisque

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Tomato Bisque

This thick & creamy tomato bisque recipe is extremely easy, fast, affordable and delicious.  Grill a cheese sandwich to go with it.  Comfort food to the max and a staple soup in our house.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: International


  • 3 Tbsp unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup (~ 1 small) onion, diced
  • 56 ounces (2 cans) WHOLE canned Tomatoes with juices
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp sea salt


  • Bring a pot to medium high heat and add butter and onions. Reduce heat to medium low and cook covered until onions are soft & translucent (not brown or caramelized) ~ 7 minutes.  Add whole canned tomatoes with juices.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered ~ 25 minutes.  Immersion blend this (you can also food process or put it in the blender). Mix in heavy cream and sea salt.
  • Serve with grilled cheese sandwiches.  The grilled cheese in the pictures is a mixture of a bunch of left over cheese that we had including blue cheese (YUM!).  Happy Eating!  Beckie


TIP:  Vegans can use soy creamer instead of whipping cream.


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Keywords: Bisque, Low Carb, Tomatoes, Gluten Free, Vegetarian

Rating: 5

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Hi Qassim, Cream is the fat rich portion of milk (cow/dairy for this recipe). It’s generally 36% or higher fat content. You could also substitute light whipping cream or half and half but they will have a lower fat content and be less rich.


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