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Tomato Bisque Recipe

Tomato Bisque is smooth, creamy, and easy to make! This hearty comfort food makes for a nice meal on its own or as a side dish to a lot of other entrees!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Tomato Bisque
Prep Time 40 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 171kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups veggie broth or chicken broth
  • 14 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, fresh cherry tomatoes and sliced red bell pepper to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  • Arrange on a large baking sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat and cook the onion, celery, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika, and basil for about 5-6 minutes or until the onions are translucent.
  • Add in the garlic and stir for 30 seconds before adding in the roasted tomatoes and pepper, broth, crushed tomatoes, and sugar.
  • Lower the heat to a simmer and cook for 30-40 minutes before blending until perfectly smooth with an immersion blender.
  • Add in the heavy cream, mix well and serve using more heavy cream and parsley as garnishes.



Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 937mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1697IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2mg