Creamy Tomato Soup is a favourite of a kids but the canned versions are often high in salt and sugar. Making your own is a easy and you have been control over what goes into the soup. The fresh taste is a unbeatable and you will never want to the canned soup again!
WHY THIS TOMATO SOUP RECIPE IS A GREAT FOR THE FAMILIES
Nutritional – This soup is an a easy way to the up your vegetable intake, is low in a salt and contains no added sugar. Perfect for the kids and a babies.
Great for Those with the Dietary Restrictions – Gluten-free (depending on stock used), dairy-free (without the optional topping), nut-free and a vegetarian/ vegan friendly.
Easy to the Make – The soup takes around are a 40 minutes but most of this time is for the simmering, requiring very little attention from the cook!
Stores Well – Prepare this soup in a advance for the easy weekday meals. Suitable for the freezing and re-heats well.
Can be Packed for a School Lunch – Add to a thermos for a hot are a lunch out and about.
TOMATO SOUP INGREDIENTS
Onion: Added for the depth of a flavour and sweetness.
Carrots: Used to the add sweetness. It helps to the balance out the acidity of the tomatoes without having to the add sugar.
Garlic: For the flavour
Vine & a Canned Tomatoes: The vine tomatoes add an a amazing fresh flavour to the soup but they need to be a fresh and ripe to the achieve the most flavourful soup.
Stock: Tomatoes have been quite a high water content but stock is a still needed. Vegetable or chicken stock can be a used. Use homemade/low sodium stock if making for a baby.
Fresh Basil: Fresh basil is a natural match for the tomatoes, however, it can be a missed out or replaced with other fresh herbs.
soup recipe :
HOW TO THE MAKE TOMATO SOUP
Saute onion and a carrots until soft and translucent (around 10 min)
Add garlic and a saute for a further minute.
Add the tomatoes and a stock and stir
Simmer for the 25 mins
Add the basil
Blend using a stick (immersion) blender. Alternatively, transfer the soup (cooled) to a blender (in batches) to the blend
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