La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

la madeleine tomato basil soup recipe

A good soup is one of the best sensations in the world. It’s one of those warm, comforting dishes you can eat in silence. Especially in the winter, you’ll need to warm yourself up with something delicious to toast your toes in the cold. A tomato basil soup is just that. The layers of tomato, basil and ricotta layered in a light creaminess is enough to melt your heart, plus it just makes for delicious, warming food.

The classic La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup is one of our favorites. La Madeleine’s tomato basil soup is perfect for a cold winter day or even a hearty lunch. This is another French classic from the famous French restaurant. This hearty, creamy soup is simply packed with flavor. The fresh basil leaves make it extra tasty. You don’t have to worry about fresh basil not being available at the grocery store if you make this tomato basil soup.

You can make this delicious la madeleine tomato basil soup recipe in your slow cooker! This is a great way to use up garden tomatoes and basil. The soup smells delicious with all the fresh ingredients in it, and tastes even better when you get that first spoonful! If you like, serve with some crusty bread for dipping.

How To Make La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

This La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup Recipe is delicious and easy! The creamy texture of the soup with the fresh tomatoes makes it perfect for a cold day, just like today. I’m actually surprised that this isn’t more popular than french onion or potato leek soups because it tastes so good! Since I’ve had my share of bad soups, I don’t really trust recipes online so i always try to find at least one other person who has tried it before trying new things out on my own. But everyone loved this one and said they would definitely make it again if they were looking for an easy but tasty meal idea!


  • Whole canned tomatoes (peeled and chopped), 4 cups
  • Tomato juice, & broth mix of (50/50), 4 cups
  • Basil leaves (chopped finely), 8 
  • Cream, 1 cup 
  • Unsalted butter (Sweet), 8 tablespoons
  • Salt, 1⁄4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 1⁄4 teaspoon


Step 1

In a saucepan, combine tomatoes, tomato juice and broth and simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Blend basil with the puree. Ensure that this is smooth, strain it.

Step 3

Put the saucepan back on the stove. Melt the butter and cream while you stir over low heat. Enjoy!

La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

Type: Soup

Cuisine: American

Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Preparation Time: 20M

Cooking Time: 30M

Total Time: 50M

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