Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

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While I like to get outside my wheelhouse and make all types of foods and fusions, I have to say comfort food is my go to. Especially in the winter months, when food becomes more about fuel and feeling warm. I do a lot of hearty meat and potatoes type things but I also do soups. My family enjoys soups year round, but I definitely ramp it up for winter. My latest soup is a Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup and it was so smooth and hearty.

Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

I like to make my tomato soup creamy with heavy cream and cheese mixed in. It helps it to be a little thicker and cuts the acidity of the tomatoes. I used organic no salt added crushed and diced tomatoes for this. If you had the time you could certainly buy whole tomatoes and puree them yourself. There are two reasons I don’t like to do that, the extra time, as I mentioned, but also the skins. They take a long time to soften up enough to really smooth out on blitzing. If you wanted to do the whole fresh tomatoes, I would double the cook time, add the whole tomatoes and some veggie broth to the crock and after four hours or so, use the immersion blender to puree them. Then carry on with the rest of the recipe.

Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

I’m sure you are familiar with the classic pairing of a grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup. I wanted to take that up a notch and served this soup with Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. I used cheddar AND mozzarella as well as added in peperoni, Italian sausage, and bacon. It was so tasty together. I got the forever funny comment of “Why didn’t you make more?” from the boys on this dinner!

Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup & Pizza Grilled Cheese

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Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

A rich and creamy tomato soup for a cold wintery day.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, hearty soup, Parmesan, slow cooker, soup, soup recipes, tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Slow Cooker Time 4 hours
Servings 6

Equipment

  • 1 Slow Cooker at least 6 quarts
  • 1 Immersion Blender

Ingredients

  • 4 28oz cans Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 15oz can Diced Tomatoes
  • ½ Yellow Onion
  • 5 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Hot Honey
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Asiago Cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, honey, basil, oregano, and salt to crock. Secure lid and cook for 4 hours on low.
  • Remove lid and add heavy cream. Blitz with immersion blender until soup is smooth. Stir in cheese and replace lid. Let cook for one hour more.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

5 thoughts on “Crockpot Creamy Tomato Soup

  1. I love tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. Thanks so much for linking up at A Themed Linkup 94 for Crock Pot and Instant Pot Recipes. Pinned!

  2. Visiting again to say thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 69. Pinned!

  3. CONGRATS! Your post is FEATURED at A Themed Linkup 95 for All Things Love and Valentine’s Day from the previous linkup for Crock Pot and Instant Pot Recipes.

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