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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


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  • Neha 6 years ago

    It was nice

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  • K8y 6 years ago

    I dont like soup- but this was lovely! For all comment readers- make it!!

  • Jni 6 years ago

    Ew gross

  • John 6 years ago

    I shate on that

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  • Cherie 7 years ago

    Easy and yummy, didn't use chilli flakes but added a tiny bit of chilli powder.

  • Robert 7 years ago

    Was ok, heinz tomato soup is better tho

  • 7 years ago

    One minute before switching off heat, add chilli flakes

  • 7 years ago

    Hi, during last minute of cooking, add chilli flakes.

  • 7 years ago

    Hiya, add chilli flakes one during last minute of cooking :)

  • Alysha 7 years ago

    When do you add chilli flakes?

  • Meg 7 years ago

    It is nice

  • Milly 7 years ago

    It was very nice

  • Jessica 7 years ago

    Oh sorry didn't see the comments thanx

  • Jessica 7 years ago

    How many does this serve

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