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Bowl of homemade tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich

Easy Homemade Tomato Soup Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


This recipe for homemade tomato soup is easy to make and tastes delicious! Serve this creamy soup with a side of grilled cheese. YUM!


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes (or whole)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or honey
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or whipping cream)


  1. Select Sauté in the Instant Pot and choose Normal. Allow the butter to melt.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomato paste and cook (while stirring) for 1 minute.
  4. Press Cancel.
  5. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, and sugar.
  6. Secure the lid and make sure the pressure valve is closed.
  7. Select Manual and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  8. Allow for a natural release for depressurization.
  9. Remove the lid once the Instant Pot is fully depressurized.
  10. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup smooth.
  11. Stir in the cream.
  12. Serve warm.

Keywords: homemade tomato soup