Classic Tomato Soup
Perfect as an appetiser or a meal on its own
- 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
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.