Tomato and basil soup with cheesy garlic dippers

Tomato and basil soup with cheesy garlic dippers


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About this recipe: A quick and easy soup recipe using tinned tomatoes and fresh basil, paired with cheesy garlic bread.

brook-the-cook Devon, England, UK

Serves: 2 

  • 400g tin whole plum tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 200ml vegetable stock
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 200g mascarpone cheese
  • 4 to 6 torn basil leaves
  • For the dippers
  • 1 medium ciabatta roll, halved
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 125g ball mozzarella cheese, shredded

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

  1. Put the tomato, sugar, stock and Worcester sauce into a medium pan with some salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in the mascarpone and blitz to a smooth soup. Return to the pan and keep warm while you make the dippers.
  2. Heat the grill to high and toast the ciabatta until golden. Rub with the garlic season then top with the cheese and grill until melted and golden. Slice into fingers and serve with the soup sprinkled with the basil, if using.

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easy soup your going to love it - 20 Apr 2016

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