Tomato Soup

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Serves 6
Prep time 15 min
Cooking time 30 minutes
Ingredients

  • 1lb 8oz/50g Ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 Medium potato sliced
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2oz/56g Butter
  • 3/4 pint/1.7 litres Chicken stock
  • 3/4 pint/1.7 litres Fresh semi skimmed milk
  • 4-6 tbsp fresh Basil
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • Salt & freshly ground Black pepper

Method

  • Chop the tomatoes roughly leaving the skins on
  • Heat the butter in a large saucepan
  • Add the sliced potato, chopped onion and tomatoes
  • Cook gently for 5-10 mins or until they begin to soften
  • Stir in the milk, Chicken stock, Basil, sugar, salt and pepper
  • Simmer, uncovered for 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are cooked
  • Stirring occasionally
  • Allow to cool then liquidise in a food processor
  • Pour back into saucepan
  • Reheat and adjust seasoning to taste

Cooks Tip

  • I add another handful of chopped Basil after pouring back into saucepan
  • Garnish
  • Sprig of Basil

Optional

  • Drizzle of cream around the basil

Equipment

  • Large saucepan

Shopping List

  • Tomatoes
  • Potato
  • Onion
  • Chicken stock cubes
  • Milk
  • Olive Oil
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graham December 23, 2008 at 3:15 pm

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