Basil Tomato Soup Recipe

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Basil Tomato Soup
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Tomatoes and carrots blended together in this soup, garnished with basil leaves, olive oil and lemon zest.

Ingredients of Basil Tomato Soup

  • Celery
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 2 onions (chopped)
  • 2 carrots ( chopped)
  • 1 can tinned tomatoes
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 litres of vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • For Masala:
  • 2 sprigs of basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon zest

How to Make Basil Tomato Soup

1.Heat a deep bottomed pan and add olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots, and chopped celery.
2.Cook for 10 minutes on a slow flame.
3.Add tinned tomatoes, chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock, rock salt and pepper to the vegetables.
4.Let the vegetables simmer for 10-15 minutes.
5.Remove from heat.
6.Blend the vegetables into a thick soup.
For Masala:
1.In a pestle, add basil leaves, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon zest.
2.Pound the mixture using mortar
3.Garnish the soup with the masala and serve hot.
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