Tomato Soup

Stuff

  • 1-1¼kg ripe tomatoes, cut into quarters & core removed
  • 1 medium onion, fine diced
  • 1 small carrot, fine diced
  • 1 celery stick, fine diced
  • 2 tbspn olive oil
  • 1 tbspn tomato purée
  • 1 tspn of sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1.2 litres hot vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot, add the onion, carrot & celery – cook over low heat until soft and faintly coloured (about 10 minutes) stir regularly to avoid sticking/burning,
  • Add the tomato puree and stir to fully coat the veggies. Add the tomatoes, sugar, bay leaves – stir again, put on a lid and “stew” the until the tomatoes have broken down (about 10 minutes) stir regularly to avoid sticking/burning.
  • Add the stock and bring to the boil – simmer for 25 minutes – stir regularly to avoid sticking/burning.
  • Remove the bay leaves – Wand or blend until smooth

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