Review of "Recipes for Soups"

published 26/11/2008 | AlexanderBanks
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"Carrot and tomato soup"

One fantastic soup to have is Carrot and Tomato soup. Just follow these simple instructions

Serves: 2 adults and 2 children

Equipment: Chopping board
Small knife
Vegetable peeler
Medium saucepan with lid
Wooden spoon

1 onion
1 large carrot
1 medium potato
500g (1lb) tomatoes
1-2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon olive oil
900ml (1 1/2 pints) vegetable or chicken stock
3 teaspoons sun-dried or ordinary tomato paste
2 teaspoons caster sugar
Salt and pepper
Small bunch fresh basil, to serve (optional)

What to do
1. On the chopping board, peel and finely chop the onion
Peel and cut the carrot and potato into small cubes
Wash and chop the tomatoes
Peel and crush the garlic

2. Heat the oil in the saucepan, add the onion and fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time with the wooden spoon, until pale golden.

3. Stir the carrot, potato, tomatoes and garlic, then add the stock, tomato paste, sugar and a little salt and pepper.
Bring the mixture to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Tear the basil leaves into pieces and stir half into the soup. Ladle into the bowls and sprinkle the rest of the basil over the top. Serve with warm crusty bread.

If you prefer smooth soups, blend the finished soup in a liquidizer or food processor. Reheat to serve in necessary.

Thanks for reading and enjoy your Carrot and Tomato soup!

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  • redeyes22 published 27/11/2008
    great review aggy
  • headcase44 published 26/11/2008
    Oh how I love to make soup in the winter ..... French onion and cheese uuummm !! Lovely recipe and review .. Thanks. J.
  • pgn0 published 26/11/2008
    Sounds like a right tasty little winter warmer - simple is good!
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