Real Tomato Soup

Real Tomato Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Author: OfRecipes
Ingredients
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • Handful basil leaf
  • 600 ml milk
  • Pinch baking soda
Instructions
  1. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Stir in the onion and garlic.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes or until the onion is soft.
  4. Stir in the tomato purée.
  5. Pour in chopped tomatoes and basil leaves. Bring up to a boil.
  6. Lower the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until thick and full of flavor.
  7. Cool the mixture a little and mix in the blender. (You can, at this point, cool and freeze the mixture for up to 4 weeks).

  8. After blending, place the mixture back into the saucepan.
  9. In a small bowl, spoon the baking soda over 1 tbsp milk and mix until there are no lumps.
  10. Stir in the baking soda and milk mix into the tomato mixture, and pour the milk over.
  11. Bring to a boil then gently simmer for 5 minutes.

  12. Ladle in soup bowls and serve hot.

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