Tomato Orange Soup is the creamiest tomato soup recipe you will find. Plus, it's got a great tang for the orange juice. It's the perfect winter soup for chilly days.

30-Minute Tomato Bisque Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: soup, tomato bisque, tomato orange soup, tomato soup, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 373 kcal

This Tomato Bisque Soup is the richest, creamiest tomato soup you've ever tried, with a splash of fresh orange juice for a bit of extra tang! Inspired by Elephant's Deli in Portland, Oregon.



  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 2 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh basil to garnish


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and saute until translucent.

  2. Add tomatoes and their juice, salt, pepper, baking soda and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

  3. Using an immersion blender, process until smooth. Alternatively, transfer contents to a blender and process until smooth.
  4. With soup over low heat, slowly stir in orange juice and heavy cream. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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Recipe Notes

Although fresh squeezed orange juice is preferred in this recipe, a high-quality bottled orange juice will work as well.

Nutrition Facts
30-Minute Tomato Bisque Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 373 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 102mg34%
Sodium 696mg30%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.