Nordstrom’s Tomato Basil Soup

5 from 5 reviews

A delicious tomato soup from the famous department store. Carrots give Nordstrom’s tomato soup a sweet flavor making it a crowd pleaser for all ages.


  • 6 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil, crushed
  • 3 28-oz cans whole peeled Roma tomatoes
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large, heavy saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots, onion, and basil. Cook until vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and broth, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30-40 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and allow soup to cool slightly. Puree soup a blender or food processor until smooth, in batches if necessary. Pour pureed soup back into to pot.
  4. Stir cream into soup, a little at a time, over low heat, until desired texture is reached and soup is just heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve warm.