About

Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • •
Time
1h00

Simple, cheap and easy.
An easy, simple and cheap recipe.

Posted by Ysanne Published See Ysanne's 12 projects »
PrintEmbed
  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 1
    Step 1

    Firstly, gather all your ingredients!

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 2
    Step 2

    Slice your tomatoes into small chunks.
    This will make it easier and quicker to boil them.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place them in a pan of boiling water.
    Leave them to tenderise for 15-20 minutes.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 4
    Step 4

    While the tomatoes are boiling, chop up an onion and a clove of garlic.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 5
    Step 5

    Heat some oil and sauté the onions and garlic.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once the tomatoes are boiled and tender, drain them and place back in the pan.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place the basil, onions, garlic and spinache In with the tomatoes and mix.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 8
    Step 8

    Then transfer into a food processor or a blender and blitz.
    You can have the mixture at any consistency. It can be lumpy or smooth depending upon how you prefer the texture.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 9
    Step 9

    Transfer back into a pan. Add some water to make the mixture into a soup. And, add as much cream as you wish.
    Add some spices (I used;salt, pepper, paprika, mixed herbs and chilli powder).
    Add some tomato purée. This will thicken the soup and will add a darker redder colour.

  • How to cook tomato soup. Spicy Tomato And Basil Soup - Step 10
    Step 10

    Heat and garnish with cream and/or basil leaves.
    Serve with bread and butter (optional).

Made this project? Share your version »

Comments