Quick & Easy

Tomato and basil soup

One taste of this rich and flavoursome antioxidant rich tomato soup and you'll never want the canned version again. Serve with plenty of crusty bread to mop up every last drop.
Tomato and basil soup



1.In a heavy-based soup pot, melt the butter or heat the oil.
2.Saute the onion until soft and translucent. Add the tomatoes and basil and stir for a few minutes so flavours combine.
3.Cover with stock and bring to boil, then turn down to a low simmer and cook for 30 minutes or more. This soup is best if smooth, so put it through a food processor in batches. Serve with crusty white bread and a green salad.

This summer soup can be served hot or cold. It is popular in France during summer when fresh basil grows in abundance.


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