Global Tomato Soup Recipes to Warm You Up This Season

Whether you want a bowl of classic tomato basil or are looking for a creative new recipe, these are some of the best tomato soup recipes from around the world.

bowls of Fresh Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons on sheet pan
Photo: Jacob Fox

One thing is for certain: tomato soup is one of the ultimate comfort food meals. Not only is it delicious, flavorful, and fun to make, tomato soup can be customized to your taste. Each of these tomato soup recipes from across the world is unique, creative, and most importantly, delicious. From chicken tortilla soup with a spicy tomato broth to creamy tomato bread soup, there's a recipe here for everyone to cozy up with.

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Veggie-Pesto Lasagna Soup

bowl of Veggie-Pesto Lasagna Soup with bread
Blaine Moats

Hearty and full of flavor, this is the ultimate comfort food tomato soup recipe. This bowl of soup combines classic lasagna and tomato sauce flavors with sweet squash, earthy spinach, and a Parmesan cheese topping.

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Tomato-Tortellini Soup

Tomato-Tortellini Soup
Kim Cornelison

This easy tomato soup recipe starts with cream cheese and canned tomato soup. Adding tortellini boosts its flavor and texture. It can be prepared in minutes, and you’ll have leftovers for days.

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Fresh Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

bowls of Fresh Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons on sheet pan
Jacob Fox

Tomato soup and grilled cheese. These two are the ultimate comfort food duo! Here, we've transforming a classic grilled cheese into crouton form. They are the perfect vehicle for soaking up the fresh tomato soup recipe.

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Supreme Pizza Soup

Supreme Pizza Soup
Jason Donnelly

Instead of a slice of pizza, enjoy a spoonful of pizza soup! Each spoonful of this homemade tomato soup features the flavors of a classic supreme pizza, complete with sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, and peppers. And if you’re a crust person, don’t fret. Croutons soak up all of those flavors and provide the crunchy bite you always crave with your favorite slice.

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Roasted Tomato and Poblano Soup

Roasted Tomato & Poblano Soup

If you love classic tomato soup but you’re looking for a little twist, try this recipe with rich roasted tomatoes and hot poblano peppers. A bit more time is required to roast your ingredients before transforming them into soup form, but every single bite is packed with the perfect bit of heat. A sprinkle of creamy queso fresco and cilantro on top complements the roasted elements of this healthy tomato soup recipe.

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Tomato Bread Soup

leftover stuffing tomato bread soup

Kelsey Hansen

Take your nearly stale bread or leftover holiday stuffing and develop this tomato basil soup recipe, inspired by Tuscan Pappa al Pomodoro. This silky tomato soup is thickened with the addition of bread. With earthy garlic, diced tomatoes, fresh basil, this soup turns leftovers into a whole new dish.

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Triple Tomato Soup

Triple Tomato Soup
Andy Lyons

This soup calls for tomato in three delicious forms: whole tomatoes, dried tomatoes, and tomato paste. With the addition of flavor-packed onion, crisp celery, tangy citrus juice, and fresh herbs, this is a total comfort food classic.

Test Kitchen Tip: For a vegan tomato soup recipe, swap in vegetable broth.

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Chicken and Tortilla Soup

Lime Chicken Tortilla Soup in White Bowl

This tomato-based soup recipe has hearty texture and the perfect bit of crunch. Packed with warm spices like cumin and chili powder and made even more comforting with sharp cheddar cheese and roast chicken, this is comfort in a bowl. Topped with crunchy tortillas and cilantro, every bite will offer layers of fresh flavor.

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Tortilla-Bean Soup

bowl of tortilla-bean soup
Jason Donnelly

This Mexican-inspired tortilla tomato soup is a simple vegetarian recipe to make at home. Hominy, silky black beans, and plump corn add texture to each bite. The best part about this tomato soup recipe? The tomatoes are fire-roasted, adding smokiness and an incredible depth of flavor.

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Chunky Minestrone

Chunky Minestrone
Chip Nadeau

This classic soup is made using canned, undrained tomatoes. With the addition of onion, sweet carrots and zucchini, beans, and a hearty bonus of long-grain rice, minestrone soup is one of those comforting soup recipes you can enjoy on a cold winter night.

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Caldo de Camaron (Shrimp Soup)

Caldo de Camaron (Shrimp Soup)
Carson Downing

Cookbook author Mely Martinez created this Mexican tomato soup recipe with fresh plum tomatoes, chipotle peppers, and jumbo shrimp. The perfect finish is a squeeze of fresh lime juice and fresh tortillas for dipping.

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Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup)

Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup) in white bowl with poached egg and cilantro
Jason Donnelly

This Mediterranean chickpea soup originated in Tunisia. In addition to the chickpeas, the tomato broth is filled with cilantro, cumin, and fresh lemon juice. Top each bowl with a poached egg and serve with flatbread.

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Spicy Shrimp Tom Yum Soup

Spicy Shrimp Tom Yum Soup
Blaine Moats

Adding fresh chopped tomatoes brightens up this hot and sour soup. The tomatoes also bring a welcome sweetness to each bite. Pair them with chile peppers, mushrooms, fresh cilantro, and shrimp.

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Indian Dal Soup

bowl of Indian dal soup with rice and cilantro
Jason Donnelly

This creamy red lentil soup gets flavor and body from a can of crushed tomatoes. Spice up the vegetarian tomato soup recipe with garlic, ginger, and a homemade toasted spice blend.

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Sausage and Peppers Soup

Sausage and Peppers Soup
Jacob Fox

This canned tomato soup recipe starts with diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Add the classic sausage and pepper ingredients like onions, smoked sausage, and bell peppers and finish each bowl with a sprinkle of fresh basil. Make this recipe ahead and freeze for up to three months before serving.

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