Creamy Tomato Soup

We took an American classic and put a spin on it with our Italian tomatoes! On its own or paired with a grilled cheese, this recipe always hits the spot!

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min


2 cups sweet onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
2 cups heavy cream
Basil, to garnish


  1. In a dutch oven pot, heat the Olitalia Extra Virgin Olive Oil over medium heat.  
  2. Add your chopped onion and cook until they become translucent.
  3. Add your garlic and cook until they become very lightly browned, being sure not to burn them. 
  4. Add your Ciao Authentica Crushed Tomatoes, salt, and pepper, and cook for 20-30 minutes on low-medium heat.  
  5. Using a hand immersion blender or tabletop blender, blend until the tomato mixture becomes nice and smooth with no chunks of tomato or onion visible. 
  6. Return the blended tomatoes to the pot and stir in the heavy cream.
  7. Once the heavy cream is mixed in, add your basil.
  8. Serve and enjoy! 


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About the Chef

Meet Chef Domenico "Mimmo" Tolomeo

Chef Domenico "Mimmo" Tolomeo

Domenico “Mimmo” Tolomeo is a first-generation Italian American who comes from a long line of master bread makers from Italy’s southern region. He joined the Orlando Foods team as our Corporate Chef in July 2022, and is currently the co-owner of Taglio Pizza in Mineola, NY. Mimmo trained under Award Winning Master Pizzaioli Roberto Caporuscio and Giorgia Caporuscio, under whose guidance he received his certification from the Associazione Pizzaiouli Napoletani, the governing body of pizza makers in Italy. His accomplishments include being part of the World Pizza Champions, being the recipient of the 2019 Caputo Rising Star Pizzaiolo at the Infamous Caputo Cup, and being the Capo Pizzaiolo at the world-renowned Keste Pizza e Vino.