Tasty Tomato Soup

This tasty and hearty tomato soup is an all time favourite that you can put together in just 5 minutes.  It’s also budget friendly & nutritious providing veggies & protein. Toss a few pantry staples into a pot, cook for 30 min over a stove and enjoy.

Tasty Tomato Soup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Soup
Servings 5 1.5 cups / 375 mL each


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 can tomatoes 28 oz/ 780 ml
  • 1 can white kidney beans, drained & rinsed 19 oz / 540 ml
  • .25 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried basil or oregano
  • 2 cups water or low sodium broth
  • salt to taste


  • In a pot, combine oil, onion, garlic and sauté for 3-5 min
  • Add the large can of tomatoes & rinsed can of beans.
  • Add dried herbs, pepper, water or broth and simmer for about 30 minutes.


Video of how to make it.  Tomato Soup Recipe Cooking

Kitchen & Nutrition Notes:

  • White kidney beans are also called Cannellini beans are large white beans . They are popular in Italian cuisine, particularly in Tuscan dishes. Beans are inexpensive and a great way to boost plant based protein and fibre.
  • Tomatoes’ red pigment comes from lycopene which has antioxidant properties. Foods rich in the red pigment lycopene like tomatoes, have been shown to protect against some kinds of cancer.