Ah, tomato cheddar soup—a delightful fusion of tangy tomatoes and rich, melty cheddar that warms you up with every spoonful. For me, few dishes manage to trigger the deep-seated nostalgia and warmth that this creamy concoction does. Perfect for chilly evenings, lazy weekends, or simply whenyou're craving pure comfort food, tomato cheddar soup stands as a testament to the magic that simple ingredients can create.
Serve it with fresh dill, crackers, or on its own and you'll fall in love with this rich, creamy soup before you know it.
Because all recipes require a bit of rambling before we get to the good stuff…let me tell you a little bit about my history with tomato soup before I dive into the recipe.Jump to Recipe
A Lifetime of Love for Tomato Soup
When I was in preschool, some days my best friend and I would go to her house after school for lunch before my mom picked me up. Other days, she would come to my house for lunch before her mom picked her up. Anyway, one thing was for sure: when we had our choice for what was for lunch, we ALWAYS chose tomato soup. And luckily, that often came with a side of grilled cheese.
Over the years, my love for tomato soup hasn’t wavered one bit. It’s one of my all-time favorite comfort foods (and it’s vegetarian!).
I usually top it with soda crackers and dill, and sometimes a sprinkle of cheese. (When I was younger I would add a scoop of Cheez Whiz to it…). I used to love Campbell’s tomato soup, but since Whipple surgery, it makes me sick when I eat it which is a bummer! So, there goes something I used to eat at least once a week.
Thank goodness making your own tomato soup tastes even better than anything you could ever get in a can!
While it takes more work than heating up the contents of a can with milk and water, making your own tomato soup is a (small) labor of love that pays off BIG TIME!
Enter: My homemade tomato cheddar soup! It’s soooo satisfying, comforting, and delicious!
Hope you love it!