Red onion and roast cherry tomato soup with pesto croutons

From Cookipedia

An elaborate tomato soup recipe, courtesy of British Onions. This looks like dinner party fare to me!

Red onion and roast cherry tomato soup with pesto croutons
Calories per serving:292
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:17th January 2013

Best recipe review

Very posh soup


I agree with you Julia, perfect for a dinner party. Jerry


Printable 🖨 shopping 🛒 list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe

Mise en place

  • Preheat oven to 220C/375F/ Gas No 5.


  1. Put the cherry tomatoes, garlic, 2 onions & basil onto a tray & drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil.
  2. Sprinkle with sea salt & black pepper.
  3. Bake for 30- 40 minutes until the tomatoes are browned.
  4. Mix the pesto, 3 tablespoons olive oil & bread together in a bowl, ensuring the bread is evenly covered.
  5. Spread the croutons onto a baking tray & bake for 5 minutes in the oven with the tomatoes.
  6. Turn the croutons & bake for a further 5 minutes. Put to one side.
  7. Put the rest of the olive oil in a pan & gently fry the onions for 10- 15 minutes, add the vinegar & sugar.
  8. Cook for a further minute.
  9. Liquidise the roast tomato mixture.
  10. Add the fried onion & stock.
  11. Reheat the soup & check the seasoning.
  12. Serve with pesto croutons.

Croutons recipes

We have a number of recipes for making croutons:

Making crispy croutons for salads
Croutons recipe
Air fried croutons
Air fried garlic croutons
Basil and lemon chicken salad with air fried garlic croutons
Red onion and roast cherry tomato soup with pesto croutons
Red onion soup with Capricorn croutons
Crispy bacon salad with poached eggs and croutons
Melon salad with grilled halloumi cheese croutons

Browse Cookipedia's recipes with Pinterest

Almost all of Cookipedia's recipe pictures have now been uploaded to Pinterest which is a very convenient way to browse through them, all in one huge board, or by individual categories. If you're a Pinterest user you'll find this feature useful.

This recipe originated from the recipe section of British Onions

Many thanks to British Onions for kindly giving Cookipedia permission to use the recipes from their website.

#oliveoil #redonionandroastcherrytomatosoupwithpestocroutons #bake #croutons #pesto #garlic #cherrytomatoes #tomatoes #onions #miseenplace #roast