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My mum's tomato soup


Filling and delicious, I haven't found a better recipe yet.

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  • Large punnet of Cherry or baby plum tomatoes
  • ripe
  • 1 tin chopped tomato
  • 2 stock cubes
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 large onion
  • Water
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Tomato Puree
  • 1 orange
  • lime or lemon (optional)
  • 2-4 cloves of garlic
  • Dash of tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp chopped chillies or paprika


servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Peel and cube potato then place in water to heat on the hob for 10-15 minutes until softened.

Step 2

Sauté onion in olive oil with garlic until golden brown

Step 3

Add tomatoes, seasoning and potato cubes. Heat for approx 20 minutes or until all ingredients feel soft and mushy.

Step 4

Add juice of one lemon, lime or orange (optional)

Step 5

Blend until desired consistency. Sieve for very smooth results.

You can add other items to this soup with ease. Try butter-nut squash, celery, spinach, leek, sweetcorn, parsnip or swede.

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