Tomato Bread Soup Makes 8 cups
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 70 Minutes

Tomato Bread Soup


  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. Bertolli® Classico™ Olive Oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 8 ounces artisan bread [or country bread], torn into bite-size pieces
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 jar Bertolli® Vidalia Onion with Roasted Garlic Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in 4-quart saucepot over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Add bread, then water, stirring frequently and breaking up bread pieces, until water is absorbed. Stir in Sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 hour, stirring frequently. Add additional boiling water, if desired, for thinner consistency. Drizzle with remaining 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil and basil.

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