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Creamy Tomato Soup


This dreamy, creamy soup is also known as a warm hug in a bowl.

When picking your tomatoes, remember the more ripe it is, the sweeter the tone of flavour will be.




INGREDIENTS:

Serves 4


-2 tablespoons olive oil


-750g tomatos (I recommend piccolo tomatoes)


-2 large onions, cut into quarters


-1 garlic bulb, skin into individual cloves


-1 large red pepper, core & deseeded, cut in half


-1 tablespoon of mixed Italian herbs


-284ml single cream


-2 cubes of vegetable stock (I recommend kallo), diluted in 1 cup of boiling water


-Few basil leaves, to garnish



Method


-Preheat the oven 200ºC/ 392ºF/ Gas Mark 6.


-Using a large oven proof dish, add the olive oil, then assemble the tomatoes, onions, pepper, garlic, and sprinkle with the mixed herbs. place in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, remove once you see the onions browning.



-Then place everything in a powerful blender, or food processor, blend to reach desired consistency.


-Place the dish on a stove on low heat, add the stock and mix well. Then add the single cream (leaving 1 tablespoon of cream behind, to drizzle on the soup before serving). Simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.


Serve in bowls topped with basil leaves and a little drizzle of cream or high quality green pesto (if you prefer)


I enjoyed my soup with seeded flatbread, you can also use sourdough bread or wholemeal crackers.





Written by


Iman Hassan (BSc, ANutr)

Registered Private Nutritionist

Certified Personal Trainer

Weight Loss Specialist









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