This super easy and delicious Tomato and Basil soup is an English classic. The flavours of this Tomato Basil Soup are fresh, vibrant and make it the perfect healthy meal to enjoy on a cold winters day. Using our convenient soup maker, you can enjoy this bowl of delicious homemade soup in as little as 21 minutes.
- 1 tsp Olive Oil
- 160g Onion, peeled, chopped
- 100g Carrot, peeled chopped
- 40g Celery, chopped
- 2 tsp. Thyme, dried
- 580g Vine tomato’s, chopped
- 400g Tinned tomatoes
- 2 tsp. Sugar
- 900ml/31.6floz Water, boiling
- 1 cube Vegetable stock
- Handful chopped Basil
- Pinch Salt
- Pinch Pepper
Step 1: Chop and peel the onion and carrot.
Step 2: Chop the celery
Step 3: Roughly chop the tomatoes and place to one side
Step 4: To make vegetable stock, pour boiling water into a measuring jug to the 900ltr/ 31.6floz
Step 5: Then add the vegetable stock cube and stir until dissolved.
Step 1: Place the olive oil in the removable vessel, fit the lid, select Sauté and press Start. After 1 minute carefully add the onions, carrot and celery refit the Lid and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
Step 2: If you don't have the sauté function on your soup maker, then sauté the ingredients in a pan on your hob.
Step 3: Add the fresh, chopped tomatoes and tinned tomatoes and stir to combine for 1 minutes.
Step 4: Add the sugar, thyme, and vegetable stock and gently stir
Step 5: Put on the lid and select smooth setting and let your soup maker do the rest.
Step 6: When the soup is done lift the lid and season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle over basil.
Serving Tip: Why not add a dash of cream for a richer more indulgent soup.