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Fresh Tomato Soup

Fresh Tomato Soup Homemade.

 

Ingredients.

500g Ripe plum tomatoes (roughly chopped)

1 Large onion (Diced).

2 Bay leaves.

1 tsp. dried thyme.

50g butter unsalted.

800ml vegetable stock.

3 tbsp. double cream, save 1 tbsp. for the garnish.

Salt and pepper to taste.

Some fresh basil for garnish.

Fresh tomatoesFresh Basil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Sauté the onions in the butter until golden brown.
  2. Add the tomatoes, thyme, basil and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add the stock with the bay leaves and once reached boiling  simmer for 3-4 minutes .
  4. Remove the bay leaves and place all into a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  5. Pour back into the pan, add the double cream, salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Simmer for a couple of minutes then serve. Place the 1 tbsp. cream and chopped basil to garnish.

Perfect with Garlic bread to dip.

Nutrition facts The water content of tomatoes is around 95%. The other 5% consists mainly of carbohydrates and fibre.

Here are the nutrients in a small (100-gram) raw tomato:

Calories: 18

Water: 95%

Protein: 0.9 grams

Carbs: 3.9 grams

Sugar: 2.6 grams

Fiber: 1.2 grams

Fat: 0.2 grams

 

 

 

  This mini blender is great I use mine all the time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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