Tomato and basil soup

    20 min

    An easy and quick but delicious tomato and basil soup. Perfect for a cold night. This is easy to make vegetarian with vegetable stock.

    Morayshire, Scotland, UK
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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
    • 400ml chicken or vegetable stock
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 18 leaves fresh basil
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 250ml whipping or double cream

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Simmer the tomatoes and stock for 10 minutes.
    2. Add sugar and basil and cook for a further 5 minutes. Add more sugar if required.
    3. Stir in cream and butter until the butter has melted. Blend slightly (not essential) season to taste. Serve and enjoy!!!


    Use some basil leaves to garnish.

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    This is very easy and I hope you enjoy it.  -  08 Jan 2012


    This was a very easy but very delicious soup.  -  08 Jan 2012


    Really good, just made some for lunch. Didn't have cream but it didn't make a huge difference. Great for a quick, healthy, delicious meal.  -  26 May 2014