Tomato Soup
Servings Prep Time
4people 5 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onionchopped
  • 2 carrotschopped (2cm chunks)
  • 1 courgettechopped (2cm chunks)
  • 2cans plum tomatoes
  • 1tbsp chopped (or dried) oregano and marjoram mix
  • 1tsp bouillon
  • 1tbsp basil leaves (torn)
  • 1handful grated cheese
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp ground pepper
  • 1tsp chilli flakessprinkled at the end for chilli lovers
  • 1drizzle olive oil
  • crusty bread or buttered toast to serve
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan.
  2. Add the chopped onions and carrot and soften on a low heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped courgettes and cook on a low heat for a further 5 minutes.
  4. Add the plum tomatoes, bouillon and a cup of water.
  5. Bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Whizz up with a hand blender.
  7. To serve, sprinkle on the grated cheese, chilli (if using), torn basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil. Have a side plate ready with french bread/buttered toast to mop up the bowl.