Tomato Basil Pasta Soup

This recipe is for a simple and an easy pasta soup. Pasta Soup is always a one bowl of happiness, its filling and super delicious.

Tomato Basil flavor is my favorite, I love it in pasta and even in the soup. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I did.

Also try: Spinach Soup, Grilled Pesto Paneer with Red Sauce PastaGrilled Paneer with Pesto Pasta or Peppers and Onions Pesto Pasta.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Global

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Cooking – 45 mins, Total – 55 mins

Servings: 2-3


  1. Short Shape Pasta – 1 Cup
  2. Plum or Roma Tomatoes – 6
  3. Onion – 1 medium (diced)
  4. Garlic – 2 cloves (diced)
  5. Fresh Basil Leaves – 12 (or 1.5 tsp dried basil leaves)
  6. Ground Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp or as needed
  7. Butter – 1 tbsp
  8. Oil – 1 tsp
  9. Water – 1 cup + to cook pasta and tomatoes
  10. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Tomato Basil Pasta Soup:

  1. Take tomatoes and slit at the bottom without breaking, this will help in removing the tomato skin easily. Keep aside (image below)
  2. Boil enough water in a pot to cook the tomatoes. Once the water is boiling, place the tomatoes in the water for about 2-3 mins
  3. Remove the tomatoes and place them into a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking. Once cool enough to handle, remove the skin and discard
  4. Roughly chop the tomatoes. Keep aside
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and garlic. Saute till onions are translucent. Turn off the flame and let it cool down
  6. Meanwhile cook pasta as per instructions on the pack
  7. Take a blending jar. Add cooked onions garlic, tomatoes and fresh basil leaves. Blend to a smooth texture paste, it should not be grainy
  8. Heat butter in a pot or a pan. Add the paste, ground black pepper and salt. Cook for 3-4 mins. Add 1 cup water (or as needed, depends on the thickness you like). Bring it to boil and cook for 4-5 mins, keep stirring occasionally
  9. Add cooked pasta. Mix. Your Tomato Basil Pasta Soup is ready
  10. Serve warm and sprinkle some ground black pepper. Godere Di!!!

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