How to Make Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato Soup Recipe at Home

Isaacs is a popular eatery in Pennsylvania. There are several chains across the central and western part of the state. The restaurant is known for its delicious grilled sandwiches. What goes better with a great sandwich than a yummy bowl of soup? Isaacs has that too!

One of the most popular of their “made from scratch” soups is Isaacs Famous Creamy Pepperjack Tomato soup. Locals and travelers alike rave about this velvety bowl of deliciousness.

Some folks will load up and take quarts to go. Others forget the sandwich and just go for the soup. But what happens when they run out? What if they live too far from Isaacs? Can we get the recipe from Isaac?

Unfortunately, Isaac is not giving up the secret.

Good news though. There are ways to replicate this mouthwatering broth.

Keep reading to find out how to make Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato soup at home.

How To Make Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato Soup Recipe At Home

Give this recipe a try. You’ll think your sitting in one of Isaacs delicious delis.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 – (10-12 ounce cans) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 – (10-12 ounce cans of condensed tomato soup, do not dilute
  • 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered garlic
  • 1 – 8 ounce package of cream cheese
  • 6 ounces of pepperjack cheese, grated
  • Tobasco or other hot sauce of your liking


  • In a large sauce pan, sauté the onion in the butter until it’s tender.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, condensed soup, pepper, salt, basil, sugar, paprika, and garlic powder.
  • Bring it to a boil, reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Then stir in the milk, cream cheese, and pepperjack cheese until melted.
  • Add a few drops of your choice of hot pepper sauce.
  • This will make 8 servings (2 quarts)
  • Each serving of this soup has 224 calories.


  • Allow the cream cheese to soften on the counter or place in the microwave for 15 seconds before adding it to the mix.
  • If you prefer a less spicy version, you can use half cheddar cheese and half pepperjack.
  • You can use an electric mixer to blend in the cheese more and smooth out the tomato chunks.

What Food Can I Pair With Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato Soup?

Tomato soup is awesome on its own. But it also goes great with a variety of sides, sandwiches, and main dishes. If you want to add to the soup party, try some of these foods that are fabulous with tomato soup.

  • Mozzarella sticks – Imagine dipping the sticks into the soup for some cheesy tomato goodness.
  • Baked potato -Stick a potato in the oven, load it up with your favorite toppings. Tomato soup and a baked potato will fill you up and energize you for hours.
  • Salad – Soup and salad makes for the perfect lunch or light dinner.
  • BLT – If you really love tomatoes, there’s nothing better than tomato soup paired with a sandwich that has tomatoes.
  • Grilled Cheese – The classic combo! There’s nothing more delightful to add to tomato soup, than a hot, crispy grilled cheese sandwich. The best part is, it doesn’t have to be boring. Much like Isaacs sandwiches, you can add whatever you want.
  • any type of cheese or a combination of many
  • ham or turkey
  • tomato or avocado
  • anything you want, it’s your sandwich

Is Tomato Soup Good For Us?

If you think that Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato soup recipe is too tasty, it has no health benefits. You’re wrong. Tomato soup is loaded with great stuff. Tomatoes contain a wealth of health. In fact, they have superfood status. So pretty much everything about the tomato is good for everything about you. Tomatoes contain:

  • vitamin C
  • vitamin K
  • vitamin C
  • vitamin E
  • magnesium
  • iron
  • lycopene
  • antioxidants

All of these vitamins and minerals are great for our bodies. They are especially great for:

  • improving bone health (lycopene)
  • reduce the risk of heart disease (lycopene and vitamin C help lower bad cholesterol levels)
  • helps fight cancer and boost your immune system (all of them)
  • aids in digestion
  • promote healthy skin
  • helps weight loss

I Need To Watch What I Eat. Are There Other Ingredients I Can Use In My Tomato Soup?

There are several ways to make Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato soup recipe friendlier to individual needs. Try these tweaks that won’t take away from the taste.

  • instead of salt, use Mrs. Dash or some extra garlic powder
  • replace the usually salty cans of tomatoes with a low or no sodium option
  • substitute the dairy with white beans. That’s right. When mashed, the white beans will become creamy and give the soup the same texture. It won’t take away from the taste.
  • the cheese can be replaced with low-fat or vegan options
  • you can also chop your own fresh tomatoes and leave the cans altogether. This will ensure you have no sodium, preservatives, or additives.

Wrapping Up With Some Fun Tomato Facts

  • tomatoes are the fruit of the tomato plant
  • the heaviest tomato to date was grown in 2020 in Washington state. It was 10 pounds, 12 ounces
  • tomatoes are not always red. They can be pink, yellow, purple, black, or white
  • the tomato is the state vegetable of New Jersey and the state fruit of Ohio
  • there was such an argument over whether the tomato was a vegetable or a fruit that it went all the way to the Supreme Court. The justices tried to make everyone happy. The court ruled that the tomato would be referred to as a vegetable but would retain its botanical classification as a fruit

We hope you enjoy Isaacs Pepperjack Tomato soup recipe. Being secure in the fact that it has healthy aspects. Don’t forget to add a side. Then tell your friends about your new-found tomato trivia. Enjoy.

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