Friday, 7 October 2011
Speedy Tomato Soup
400g Can chopped Tomatoes or 400ml passata
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 Small onion, finely chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
400ml Chicken stock
Sweat the garlic and onion in a medium sized saucepan with the lid on for 4-5 minutes on a medium heat. Do not brown the onions. Tip the canned chopped tomatoes or passata into the saucepan. Refill the can with boiling water and dissolve a chicken stock cube in the can, empty the stock into the saucepan.
Bring to a boil, add the salt and sugar. Reduce the heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes.
Remove from the heat and using a hand blender, blend until smooth. Serve either hot or cold.