Sia's rich tomato soup

Nowadays its so much easier to buy tinned soup but you can't compare it to the taste of homemade tomato soup. This recipe is super easy, rich & creamy!

Ingredients

A few glugs of olive oil

1 Punnet ripe plum tomatoes

Handful of ripe cherry tomatoes 

2 tsp balsamic vinegar

2 tsp dried basil

1 tsp chilli flakes

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp oregano

6 garlic cloves

3 shallots

3 tbsp creme

Salt & pepper to taste

 

Preparation Method

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 4

 

1.) Preheat oven to 160c

2.) Halve the plum tomatoes & add them to a baking tray along with the cherry tomatoes (whole)

3.) Crush the garlic cloves and add them to the pan

4.) Roughly chop the shallots and throw them in with the tomatoes 

5.) Season your tomatoes with chilli flakes, oregano & basil

6.) Sprinkle on the sugar

7.) Pour over the balsamic vinegar

8.) Pour over a generous amount of olive oil

9.) Add 3tsp salt & pepper

10.) Mix well before placing in the oven

11.) Roast for approx 1hour stirring occasionally

12.) Once roasted remove from the oven & stir

13.) Pour the tomatoes & their juices into a food blender/mixer

14.) Blitz until smooth

15.) Once smooth pour into a large saucepan (if you prefer your soup thinner add a little chicken stock to thin it out)

16.) Heat up, add salt & pepper to taste

17.) Pour in 3 tbsp creme for extra creaminess 

Enjoy â™¥