Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Tried and Tasty

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party! | Tried and TastyI am a huge Cafe Zupas fan and have so many favorites. Along with my Copycat Zupas Wisconsin Cauliflower Soup I was equally excited to make and share this Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe! This soup is phenomenal. If there’s one thing I wish we would have grown this year in our garden, it would be basil. We just don’t seem to have good luck with some herbs and that is one of them. This recipe calls for a whole lot of basil and I happily obliged. The smell of fresh herbs is one of my favorite smells. The pesto base for this soup is rich, beautiful, and wonderfully aromatic.

What I love about being about to make your restaurant favorites at home is that not only can you control the ingredients, you know exactly what goes in to your food. There’s just something about being in control when it comes to what you eat. This tasty soup is made with delicious wholesome ingredients (made even better with the help of butter of course!). Just before serving I threw together a batch of homemade croutons to garnish, you’re welcome to add Parmesan crisps, Asiago cheese, or tortilla strips. This would also be fantastic with a grilled cheese sandwich. Beware, this recipe feeds a crowd – make this for your next dinner party!

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party! | Tried and Tasty

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party! | Tried and Tasty

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party! | Tried and Tasty

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup // Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party! | Tried and Tasty

Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup

Serves 16
Enjoy the comfort of Cafe Zupas right in your very own kitchen. With this fantastic Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup recipe you can have your favorite soup anytime you want without so much as stepping one foot outside. This recipe feeds a crowd, make this for your next dinner party!
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451 calories
15 g
44 g
41 g
8 g
13 g
290 g
824 g
7 g
0 g
27 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
290g
Servings
16
Amount Per Serving
Calories 451
Calories from Fat 363
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g
64%
Saturated Fat 13g
64%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 21g
Cholesterol 44mg
15%
Sodium 824mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates 15g
5%
Dietary Fiber 2g
10%
Sugars 7g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A
19%
Vitamin C
25%
Calcium
25%
Iron
17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Pesto
  1. 2 c. (4 oz.) fresh basil
  2. 1 c. pine nuts
  3. 1 c. Parmesan cheese
  4. 5 cloves garlic
  5. 1 1/2 c. olive oil
  6. 2 tsp. salt
Soup
  1. 6-7 stalks celery, diced
  2. 1 large onion, diced
  3. 1/2 c. butter
  4. 2 tsp. dried oregano
  5. 6 (14.5 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes, unseasoned
  6. 1 quart half & half
For the pesto
  1. Wash & dry your fresh basil. Add to a blender or food processor with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, garlic & olive oil. Blend until a smooth paste is formed.
For the soup
  1. In a large stock pot, melt your butter. Add celery & onions, cook just until translucent. Add in dried oregano. Stir in pesto and tomatoes. Transfer to your slow cooker and cook on low 8-10 hours or high 4-6. With an immersion blender, blend soup until creamy. Just before serving add in your half and half, mix well to combine.
Adapted from It's The Life
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calories
451
fat
41g
protein
8g
carbs
15g
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Adapted from It's The Life
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6 comments about “Copycat Zupas Tomato Basil Soup

  1. Jacklyn

    How much pesto does this recipe make? I would like to substitute store bought pesto for the fresh.

  2. Angela Jeffcott

    Making this tonight for probably the third time since you posted it! I half the recipe for our family and it’s always a hit. Tastes just like Zupas. With a grilled cheese and some orzo I’m in soup heaven. Thanks for this recipe!

    1. Yvonne

      Angela, that is fantastic! Thanks for taking the time to let me know! I’m so glad you love it – one of my favorites for SURE!