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Classic Tomato Soup

Perfect as an appetiser or a meal on its own
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Keyword: soup
Servings: 4


  • ½ onion
  • ½ leek
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ swede
  • 1-2 potato
  • 3 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 can (400g) canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 stock cube
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

To garnish

  • 1 handful fresh basil


  • Chop up the tomatoes, carrots, onion, swede and potatoes. Place in a medium pot together with a stock cube, add in 1.5l of water and simmer for around 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. 
  • Blend with an immersion blender or transfer to a food processor in batches and blend until smooth. 
  • Stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato pure and chilli flakes, and let it simmer for further 10-15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, taste and check the seasoning, then serve.