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Real Tomato Soup

Cuisine : English Food Recipes

Course : Appetizer

Type : Savory Recipes

Skill Level : Beginner



  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Handful basil leaf
  • 600ml milk
  • Pinch baking soda
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Step 1

In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.

Step 2

Stir in the onion and garlic.

Step 3

Cook for 5 minutes or until the onion is soft.

Step 4

Stir in the tomato purée.

Step 5

Pour in chopped tomatoes and basil leaves. Bring up to a boil.

Step 6

Lower the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until thick and full of flavor.

Step 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).

Step 8

After blending, place the mixture back into the saucepan.

Step 9

In a small bowl, spoon the baking soda over 1 tbsp milk and mix until there are no lumps.

Step 10

Stir in the baking soda and milk mix into the tomato mixture, and pour the milk over.

Step 11

Bring to a boil then gently simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 12

Ladle in soup bowls and serve hot.