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Tomato Basil Hummus Soup

Tomato Basil Hummus Soup

Looking for a warm Valentine’s Day dinner? Warm up to this flavorful soup made with smooth hummus. Serve with a hearty grilled cheese sandwich for a great dinner for two!

Serves: 8 (Serving= 1 cup)


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 2 - 15 ounce cans diced fire roasted tomatoes with liquid
  • 3 cups unsalted chicken stock (use gluten free stock/broth for GF version)
  • 1 - 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 cup hummus (flavor of your choice)
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 - 0.75 ounce package fresh basil, chopped and stems removed
  • ½ cup plain non-fat yogurt (optional)


  1. In a stockpot or large saucepan on medium-high heat, sauté olive oil, garlic, onion, carrots, and celery for 3-5 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Once vegetables have softened, add remaining ingredients except for basil and yogurt.
  3. Simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Add chopped basil and stir to combine.
  5. Optional:  Top with yogurt.  Serve with a grilled cheese sandwich or crackers.