A super simple and easy tomato soup loaded with golden onions and tiny Acini di Pepe pasta, delivering bold wonderful flavor! This homemade recipe is so easy and creamy and wonderful with or without a grilled cheese sandwich. Look no further - this will be your new tomato soup go-to!
Prep Time: 10mins
Cook Time: 30mins
Total Time: 40mins
3tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil
2mediumsweet onions, diced
4cupslow-sodium chicken stock
28ouncecan crushed tomatoes
Large pinch of saffron threads(optional)
1/2teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
1/2cupAcini di Pepe pasta
In a large pot, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
Stir in the chicken stock, tomatoes, saffron (if using), and salt and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil, add in the tiny pasta and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in the cream, return the soup to a very gentle simmer and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
Turn off heat, cover the pot and let rest for about 10 minutes (this will allow the pasta to plump up a bit more.)
Nutritional information given is an automatic calculation and can vary based on the exact products you use and any changes you make to the recipe. If these numbers are very important to you, I would recommend calculating them yourself.