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THE BEST Toppings for Tomato Soup

The Best Toppings for Tomato Soup will help you find ways to dress up your favorite tomato bisque recipe or canned tomato creamy soup if you’re short on time.

If you’re looking for more ideas on soup recipes and toppings, The Best Soup Toppings and Garnishes and The Best Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe will help you on your culinary adventure.

Toppings for Tomato Soup - Sour Cream and Fresh Basil
Toppings for Tomato Soup – Sour Cream and Fresh Basil

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Here are The Best Toppings for Tomato Soup

1. Croutons

Toppers for Tomato Soup Croutons
Toppers for Tomato Soup Croutons

One of my favorite restaurants in Seattle served tomato soup with brown butter croutons. The recipe for that yummy soup is here. Homemade croutons add the perfect crunch and gourmet touch to this creamy soup. They also infuse incredible flavor.

2. Basil

Tomato Soup Toppings - Fresh Basil
Tomato Soup Toppings – Fresh Basil

Tomato soup and basil are flavors that go together like salt and pepper. A fresh sprig of basil also looks beautiful in your soup bowls with the color green against a red bowl of yumminess!

3. Shredded Cheese

Tomato Soup Topped with Cheese and Fresh Basil
Tomato Soup Topped with Cheese and Fresh Basil

Shredded cheese gives your tomato soup more depth, and you can change the flavor of your soup simply by changing the type of cheese you use. Cheddar cheese, blue cheese, Parmesan cheese, and feta cheese make all excellent choices.

4. Sour Cream or Yogurt

Toppings for Tomato Soup - Sour Cream and Fresh Parsley
Toppings for Tomato Soup – Sour Cream and Fresh Parsley

Sour cream is the perfect soup topping for tomato bisque. You can put it on as a dollop, or draw designs on the soup using a squeeze bottle. Yogurt is another option to use.

5. Diced Cucumber

Toppings for Tomato Soup - Diced Cucumber, Olive Oil, and Diced Fresh Tomatoes
Toppings for Tomato Soup – Diced Cucumber, Olive Oil, and Diced Fresh Tomatoes

Diced cucumber is also a beautiful way to dress up your soup bowl and add nutrition simultaneously. It works best when serving a cold tomato soup like gazpacho.

6. Roasted Chickpeas

Toppings for Tomato Soup - Roasted Chickpeas
Toppings for Tomato Soup – Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas are a great way to change up your normal tomato soup routine. Changing the spices you roast your chickpeas with will give your tomato soup a variety of flavors.

7. Mini Grilled Cheese Squares

Tomato Soup Toppings - Grilled Cheese Croutons
Tomato Soup Toppings – Grilled Cheese Croutons

Making mini grilled cheese squares to top off your soup is an idea everyone will love. Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese sandwich? We always dunked our sandwiches in our tomato soup anyway, so this idea is simply eliminating a step.

8. Pasta

Tomato Soup Toppings - Noodles and Fresh Parsley
Tomato Soup Toppings – Noodles and Fresh Parsley

Adding noodles as a topping for tomato soup is a great way to add visual interest and substance at the same time. Pasta comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s also a great way to add fun to any bowl of soup.

9. Chives

Tomato Soup Toppings - Chives, Sour Cream, and Cracked Black Pepper
Tomato Soup Toppings – Chives, Sour Cream, and Cracked Blacked Pepper

Chives are a beautiful way to top your tomato soup. You can chop the chives up or create little chive bundles for an artistic touch.

10. Fried Crispy Shallots or Onions

Toppings for Tomato Soup - Crispy Shallots and Onions
Toppings for Tomato Soup – Crispy Shallots and Onions

Adding a little crunch to your tomato soup is easy by using fried crispy shallots or onions. You can add spices to the shallots, like garlic powder or cayenne pepper, to give your soup more flavor.

How to Make Crispy Shallots to Top Tomato Soup

11. Pesto

Tomato Soup Toppings - Pesto and Fresh Basil
Tomato Soup Toppings – Pesto and Fresh Basil

Pesto will give your tomato soup that summer flavor we all crave. A swirl of your favorite pesto can add a lot of flavor to your favorite tomato bisque recipe.

12. Tortilla Strips

Tomato Soup Toppings Tortilla Strips
Tomato Soup Toppings – Tortilla Strips

Adding tortilla strips with a sprinkling of feta cheese on top of tomato soup is a yummy way to add a little crunch and flavor.

13. Parmesan Crisps

Tomato Soup Toppings Homemade Parmesan Crisps
Tomato Bisque Toppings – Homemade Parmesan Crisps

Making homemade Parmesan crisps for your soup recipes is an easy way to take your tomato soup up another notch.

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps for Tomato Soup Toppings

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