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My family loves to enjoy a bowl of tomato soup along with a grilled cheese sandwich. They are happy to just have a can of tomato soup, but I have found this simple slow cooker creamy tomato soup recipe that is just about as easy as opening that can of tomato soup. However, the taste is even better!
This soup is made with canned crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, and cream along with a few seasonings. I love to put it in the slow cooker and let it go, but it can be prepared on the stove top if you are short on time. After you cook this in the slow cooker for 8 hours on low, it’s time for the creamy part of the soup. You add in some cream, salt, pepper, and butter.
My family loves to add saltine crackers to our soup. I happen to prefer club crackers instead. We also love a toasty grilled cheese sandwich on the side. If you want this Italian grilled cheese or three cheese grilled cheese are great options.
- CRUSHED TOMATOES
- CHICKEN BROTH
- HEAVY CREAM
Creamy Tomato Soup in the Slow Cooker
- 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
- 4 cup chicken broth
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp basil
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp salt
- pepper to taste
- 2 Tbsp Butter
- In the slow cooker, add tomatoes, chicken broth, oregano and basil. Mix together.
- Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8 hours.
- Add in the cream, salt, pepper, and butter. Stir together until blended. Serves 4-6.
For the stove top version, simmer tomatoes, broth, oregano, and basil together for 20-30 minutes. Add in the remaining ingredients and cook until heated through.
Recipe adapted from Moms Need to Know.