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Tomato And Basil Soup

Published Monday, 11 June, 2012 by Busymum

Homemade tomato & basil soup, quicker to make than popping to shops!



  • 1 tin peeled plum tomatoes
  • 2 pints water
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 onion
  • 1 large potato
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • small handful of fresh chopped basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli flakes (optional)


1) peel and chop onion and garlic

2) heat oil and fry onion and garlic until soft

3) peel and chop the potato

4) add water to pan, add potato and bring to boil

5) once boiling, add tinned tomato, tomato puree, stir and simmer until potato is cooked

6) add the chopped basil leaving some for garnish

7) blend the mixture and season to taste

8) garnish with basil and serve with fresh bread


  • pooja mule 7 months ago

    Amazing recipe Tomato And Basil Soup thanks for sharing us...

  • Saanvi 1 year ago

    How long does it take to mke

  • Fiona McCauley 2 years ago

    I came home from work tonight and made this lush soup thanks for the recipe it really did warm us up with crusty bred from the oven x

  • Donnellan 3 years ago

    Danke Freunde

  • poppy 3 years ago

    this is a great recipe really recommend this soup. soooooo good

  • jgk 3 years ago


  • Helpful Comment 3 years ago

    Hello! I just want to say this makes about 3-4 servings :D hope that helps!

  • Heya 4 years ago

    How many does this serve?

  • maybe 4 years ago

    shall i get the tomatos from morrisons

  • yolo 4 years ago

    good recipe :)

  • lolster 4 years ago

    greatsoup :)

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  • Olly 4 years ago

    It's nice

  • Jane 4 years ago

    This is a great recipe! Very simple and easy to follow! Thanks!

  • Hawk 5 years ago

    Do all your recipes came with comments from idiots?

  • Lll 6 years ago

    Wow wee

  • Bob 6 years ago

    Making your own soup is way healthier than canned. Canned soups have tons of sodium and additives and stuff, even the healthy or low sodium options are still not great. They do taste good but if you eat soup a lot, make your own. :d you can always freeze it too and defrost it as needed.

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