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Creamy Dairy Free Tomato Soup

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Today I am sharing a simple recipe for creamy dairy free tomato soup. Yes, it is possible to get a creamy dairy free tomato soup.

I had a hard time deciding on a recipe, but since it is fall and football season I decided on a quick and easy soup.

A warm bowl of soup during the fall and winter is always delicious. I love soup this time of year because it is easy to put in the slow cooker to keep it warm. You can make this soup up ahead of time and put in on low or warm in the slow cooker until you are ready to serve it.

Dairy Free Tomato Soup

Keeping it warm in the slow cooker works great for things like watching football because everyone can just grab a bowl when they are ready to eat it.

I also love soup because it is a meal all by itself or you can easily add a few side dishes or sandwiches to it. A plate of fruits and veggies, sandwiches, chips or other snack foods would all go well with this tomato soup.

And this dairy free tomato soup is so good that no one will know it is dairy free. It is rich and creamy and delicious! I served it to my whole family and we all loved it.

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy Dairy Free Tomato Soup

Dairy Free Tomato Soup

Easy and delicious creamy dairy free tomato soup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 - 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth or stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 cup Silk Unsweetened Coconut Milk


  1. In a large sauce pan heat oil. When oil is hot add diced onion to the pan and cook on medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add minced garlic and stir.
  2. Add tomatoes, salt, and vegetable stock. Cook on low for 10 minutes.
  3. Using an immersion blender or a regular blender puree ingredients. If using a regular blender let ingredients cool slightly before putting in the blender.
  4. Once pureed pour back in the pan and add coconut milk. Stir well and cook over low until heated through.
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  1. Yummy!

  2. I love tomato soup and need to be dairy free (am gluten free also). I’m so happy to see I can make it creamy with coconut milk. My question: does it have a slight coconut flavor as a result? That’s the only reason I’ve been hesitant to try it in savory dishes. Will try this for sure! Thanks!

    • In this I don’t think the coconut milk stands out because there is not that much in it. My daughter that doesn’t really like coconut said she could taste it, but she went on to have a second bowl, so she still enjoyed it. I have found with the dairy free products that sometimes I like coconut and sometimes I like soy milk. You can also use a nut milk if you can have nuts. I think in a recipe like this any of those would work. It might change the flavor up some, but I think they all would work. The flavor of a nut milk would probably go well with tomato. I think the balance is using enough to make it creamy, but not too much to change the flavor. I hope that helps.

      • Thanks, Lynn! I have discovered that cashew milk is pretty creamy and doesn’t taste as nutty as almond milk – I may try that too. I love so many of your recipes – some of our favorite GF cookies and brownies are your recipes! 🙂

        • I’ve made this with unsweetened cashew milk. It is very yummy. My husband sad he could taste the coconut, but not the cashew. I was sick when I made it with coconut, so I wasn’t the best judge of taste 🙂

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