4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups soup and 2 tablespoons cheese)

Take traditional tomato soup and turn it on its head with this delicious and hearty variation, which can be on your table in less than half an hour.

How to Make It

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add celery, pepper, and chicken; cook 6 minutes or until mixture is heated through. Add tomatoes and broth; bring to a simmer. Cook 8 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.

Tip: Gorgonzola is a type of blue cheese. You can substitute crumbled feta or goat cheese, if you prefer.

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Ratings & Reviews

Yesitsme's Review

September 14, 2014
First time cooking. I didn't have any bottled minced garlic, so I used a fresh clove of garlic. I like it although using fresh may make the soup have a strong garlic taste. Will make again.

jbelliott311's Review

May 14, 2014
This is a great recipe for basic tomato soup! My husband didn't like the gorgonzola, but I did. So he started over with a fresh bowl--and loved it! The only adjustments I made were to add a little diced onion and used the emulsifying blender before adding the chicken to smooth it out a little bit.

cafrom's Review

December 17, 2013
We love this soup! I have added sauteed onion, more garlic, home made smoked turkey broth, broccoli, squash - it doesn't matter, it always comes out delicious. Gorgonzola gives it a deeper flavor, but you can't taste the "blue" in it; feta is just as good and adds a kick of salt. We tried siracha instead of the red pepper and it cooked out, but a splash or two in the bowl was great. A big pot simmering on the stove makes everybody happy.

roz1979's Review

November 16, 2013

Heidelind1's Review

June 16, 2013
I thought this was really good, with and without chicken.

krstndyl's Review

January 24, 2011
This is a good quick soup that can be altered in many ways. We didn't have cooked chicken so I substituted a cooked potato. As per the suggestion of the other reviewers, I mixed the blue cheese in the whole soup at the end. Completely made the dish. Would not be that tasty w/o the blue cheese. Will make again in a pinch.

Boots373's Review

December 19, 2010
What an easy soup to make. I used 1 can crushed tomatoes and 1 can diced to make it thicker. I also added 1 tbsp of worcestershire sauce and 1/2 tsp of thyme. I cooked mine in the crockpot after I sauteed the celery and garlic. Really nice soup for a chilly day.

jpmoyer's Review

February 13, 2010
Unfortunately, I was underwhelmed by this recipe. The gorgonzola didn't add enough bite, I thought. I would not make this again.

Megs35's Review

February 14, 2009
We had this tonight for dinner...YUM! I used diced tomatoes with basil and oregano and feta instead of gorgonzola. It was super good and pretty quick! Perfect with a salad and some crusty bread. Try it and enjoy!