Fresh, warm, tasty tomato basil soup. We can just taste the tomato and the basil flavors. Dunk it with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich…yum…pure heaven. But wait! Do you only enjoy it when it’s cold outside? We have some fun and easy recipes to share with you that will turn A Spoon Full of Hope’s Tomato Basil Soup into your new, favorite kitchen hack year-round!
Did you know Tomato soup is one of the top comfort foods in the United States. Originating in Poland, it can be made fresh by blanching tomatoes, removing the skins, then blending them into a puree. The first published tomato soup is mentioned by Eliza Leslie in 1857.
Here are the various ways you can use tomato basil soup from our very own Chef Jill Holland who has enhanced classic recipes and ignited our taste buds over the past year. These are the best time-saving, recipe shortcuts you’ll ever experience:
The Perfect Combo for Lunch or Dinner: Tasty Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Basil Soup
Easy Kitchen Hack For Dinner Recipes
Our experience is that the A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil Soup can be enjoyed all year long during any season. Allow us to share the ways with this easy kitchen hack rolled up into a favorite vegetarian dish – Eggplant Rollatini.
Take Chili To the Next Level with Tomato Basil Soup
Make The Most Flavorful Seafood Dish with Tomato Basil Soup For Good
This savory seafood favorite is melt in your mouth delicious. Incorporate it into Frutti di Mare, sauce it over your favorite fish or dip your crab cake. It’ll complement any seafood dinner.
The Tastiest Shortcut For How To Make Lasagna using Tomato Basil Soup
Forget about that pasta sauce full of sugars and preservatives, and grab a jar of A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil Soup to incorporate into your next pasta dish, including Chef’s Jill’s Cheesy Lasagna recipe. Packed with flavor, you’ll use it every single time.
Comfort Food Made Easier with Tomato Soup
This certainly isn’t your mom’s average meatloaf. The ultimate comfort combination made with ease, Chef Jill shows us how to make her Famous Meatloaf incorporating A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil Soup. Just try it…you’ll like it…and then share it with your mom.
Make Lip-Smacking Good BBQ Sauce
An easy way to make lip-smacking homemade BBQ Sauce for BBQ chicken, pork, or your other favorite BBQ treats. Use the leftover sauce to enjoy an easy summertime pizza night or football season favorite. This recipe using A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil Soup will help you make a quick and easy BBQ sauce that will save you time in the kitchen.
Zesty Bloody Mary Perfect for Weekend Brunch
This recipe is bloody good. Perfect for any Sunday Brunch or tailgating with friends during football season, our tomato basil soup incorporated into your Bloody Mary Mixer will add zesty flavor to the occasion.
Biscotti is synonymous to a crunchy bite paired with coffee or tea. Our Parmesan Rosemary Biscotti recipe is a delicious departure from store-bought croutons and perfectly paired to nibble or dunk into A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil Soup for Good! Add a salad for a comforting lunch or light dinner.
Learn More Hacks In the Kitchen with Chef Jill
Chef Jill has more delicious recipes on the way in the coming months to enjoy. Be sure to tune into our In the Kitchen with Chef Jill segments on Facebook Live, or catch them on replay when you’re ready. Download the recipe on the A Spoon Full of Hope website too!
If you have your own favorite recipe using tomato basil soup, let us know! Share it with us and we might just share it too.
There are so many ways you can use A Spoon Full of Hope Tomato Basil soup. We hope you’re inspired to get creative and have fun in the kitchen. Bon Appétit!
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