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Gluten-Free Tomato Soup

Delicious and packed with flavor, this Gluten-Free Tomato Soup tastes like a bowl full of summer! Use convenient canned whole tomatoes for a creamy and delicious dairy-free soup that is ready in a flash. 

a white bowl of dairy-free tomato soup on a white board with tomatoes and fresh parsley

It seems impossible to create such a delicious homemade tomato soup starting with basic canned whole tomatoes, but this soup builds so many layers of flavor in just 25 minutes.

Once you try this tomato soup, you’ll wonder where it’s been your whole life.

While you can easily find peeled canned tomatoes at a grocery store, if you are a gardener, check out this post on canning whole tomatoes.

And to make this dinner even faster, prep by freezing onions and freezing chopped garlic. You won’t regret having these ingredients ready to go in your freezer for all kinds of delicious meals.

Serve this soup alongside some Air Fryer Texas Toast, and your life is about to get amazing.

canned tomatoes, ghee, onion, and other ingredients for making paleo tomato soup

You can sub in olive oil or non-dairy butter for the ghee.

Pro Tips/Recipe Notes:

  • The baking soda neutralizes the acidity of the tomatoes without using sugar. It evens out the flavor in a really cool way. I highly recommend trying it!
  • This soup freezes like a boss! Freeze in pint wide mouth canning jars for single-servings, and quart jars for family portions. Make sure you leave 1 inch of headspace (space between the top of the food and the top of the jar) to allow for the soup to expand while freezing. Or, try these Souper Cubes for a glass-free option.
  • You can pump up the flavor by adding a few tablespoons of homemade tomato powder.
  • If you want to use fresh tomatoes, check out this post on how to blanch and peel tomatoes.

Three photos showing the process for making dairy-free tomato soup

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One serving has 1 WW Freestyle SmartPoints.

a white bowl of dairy-free tomato soup on a white board with tomatoes and fresh parsley
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4.96 from 21 votes

Gluten-Free Tomato Soup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Use convenient canned whole tomatoes for a creamy and delicious dairy-free soup that is ready in a flash



  • In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, add the olive oil or butter over medium heat. Stir in the onion and allow it to cook down for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, and stir for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes (juice and all), and turn the heat up to medium-high. Break up the tomato a bit and cook for a few minutes. Stir often, and don't let it burn.
  • Add the stock, milk, smoked paprika, parsley, basil, and oregano. Bring to a low boil, stirring the whole time.
  • Using an immersion blender, blend the soup to your desired consistency.
  • Once blended, add the baking soda and stir to combine. Finish with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.


If you don't have an immersion blender, carefully transfer the hot soup to a blender. Leave the center cap on the lid off to allow the steam to release.
You'll notice a bit of foaming action with the baking soda; totally normal.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Tomato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 45 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 61mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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44 comments on “Gluten-Free Tomato Soup”

  1. As usual… I will never buy store bought again! A perfect pairing with grilled cheese!5 stars