Tomato soup with fresh cream and toasted buttered ciabatta

Rustic Tomato Soup

Homemade tomato soup with fresh or tinned tomatoes, basil & white wine.

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 mins
 2 tbsp Olive oil
 1 Onion - finely chopped
 1 Garlic clove - finely chopped
 1 Potato (large) - finely diced
 400 g Fresh or tinned tomatoes in juice
 1 cup Dry white wine
 1 cup Chicken stock
 ½ tsp Basil (dried)
 1 tsp Sugar
 2 cups Milk
 2 tbsp Flour
 Salt & freshly ground Pepper
1

In a large pan gently sauté onion, garlic and potato until slightly softened.

2

Add tinned tomatoes, wine, stock, basil and sugar and simmer until soft. Purée to desired consistency.

3

Mix cold milk and flour until smooth then stir into the puree'd soup.

4

Simmer for approximately 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

5

Serve with a swirl of cream and sprinkle over freshly chopped parsley or basil.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp Olive oil
 1 Onion - finely chopped
 1 Garlic clove - finely chopped
 1 Potato (large) - finely diced
 400 g Fresh or tinned tomatoes in juice
 1 cup Dry white wine
 1 cup Chicken stock
 ½ tsp Basil (dried)
 1 tsp Sugar
 2 cups Milk
 2 tbsp Flour
 Salt & freshly ground Pepper

Directions

1

In a large pan gently sauté onion, garlic and potato until slightly softened.

2

Add tinned tomatoes, wine, stock, basil and sugar and simmer until soft. Purée to desired consistency.

3

Mix cold milk and flour until smooth then stir into the puree'd soup.

4

Simmer for approximately 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

5

Serve with a swirl of cream and sprinkle over freshly chopped parsley or basil.

Rustic Tomato Soup