Perfect Tomato Soup

    55 minutes

    Homemade tomato soup is so much better than the tinned stuff and nothing could be easier to make. You can peel the tomatoes if you like but I don't find it necessary.


    Victoria, Australia
    35 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 750g ripe tomatoes, quartered
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
    • 4 cups (1 litre) vegetable stock
    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • fresh basil, to garnish

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Saute the onion, carrot and garlic, stirring occasionally, for five minutes.
    2. Add the quartered ripe tomatoes and cook 4 minutes. Add the tin of chopped tomatoes, the chicken stock and water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
    3. Remove from heat and allow to cool a little. Puree the soup in a blender or with a hand held blender. Season with salt and pepper. Reheat if necessary and serve hot, garnished with chopped basil.

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    I did the same as previous review great soup easy to make  -  19 May 2017


    Yummy soup.. tossed in some fresh basil in hot soup and then pureed I. topped with more basil  -  27 Sep 2013