Old-Fashioned Tomato Noodle Soup Recipe Is Like a Hug From Grandma by 30Seconds Food

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Old-Fashioned Tomato Noodle Soup Recipe Is Like a Hug From Grandma

Grandmas know how to get food in your stomach – fast. Simple, but incredible, food that gives you the comfort you need. This easy tomato soup recipe with noodles is the perfect example. Comforting and filling, this old-fashioned tomato noodle soup recipe will warm you like a hug from Grandma.

Here's your shopping list for this simple soup recipe: butter, flour, tomato juice, water, sugar and noodles. The parsley or cilantro garnish is optional.

This flavorful soup is ready in no time at all, making it an easy option for lunch or a satisfying dinner with bread or a salad on the side. Check out more of our grandma recipes!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons sugar (or to taste)
  • 8 ounces fettuccine noodles, cooked according to package directions (you also could use egg noodles)

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Recipe Notes

  • Feel free to leave out the noodles if you prefer a simpler tomato soup.
  • You can use fettuccine or egg noodles for this recipe.
  • If you'd like this soup to be gluten-free, use gluten-free flour and noodles.
  • Garnish with cilantro or parsley, if desired.
  • Store the soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop in a saucepot.
  • This soup freezes well, so you may want to keep some in reserve for a rainy (or snowy) day!

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a soup pot, melt the butter. Add the flour, whisking, until it's smooth. 
  2. Slowly pour in the tomato juice, water and sugar, whisking until smooth. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cook until soup thickens, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the noodles and heat through. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 354

Total Fat: 13g

Saturated Fat: 7.5g

Cholesterol: 72mg

Sodium: 752mg

Total Carbohydrate: 53.3g

Dietary Fiber: 1.1g

Total Sugars: 17.7g

Protein: 8.8g

Vitamin D: 8mcg

Calcium: 39mg

Iron: 3mg

Potassium: 666mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This recipe makes me so happy. A big bowl of loving comfort from Grandma! #yum
This looks so good right now...
Makes me feel all warm and cozy inside! 😋
Heather Holter
I'm gonna make this with ring noodles, homemade spaghettios!
Elisa Schmitz
I love that idea, Heather Holter ! Please snap a photo and let us know how it turns out for you! #yum
Heather Holter
I made them! Exactly this recipe, but use 2 sizes of ring noodles to double the amt of pasta! Tastes exactly like real Spaghettios!
Okay @HeatherHolter this does look like SpaghettiOs ...this could be the soup I make today. I love tomato soups and this one looks awesome @elizaschmitz Thanks for posting!
Elisa Schmitz
Wow, Heather Holter , that looks awesome! Such a great idea, I’m trying it. Hey, Tex , let us know how it turns out for you, too! #yum

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