Simple Skinny Tomato Soup
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Friday, September 11, 2015

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Simple Skinny Tomato Soup

Kelly Mike - Friday, September 11, 2015


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • A handful of basil leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes
  • ½ litre vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp. corn flour mixed with 2 tbsp. cold water
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • One or 2 chopped basil leaves for garnish


  1. In a large saucepan heat the olive oil, then add the chopped onion and crushed garlic and sauté until softened. Stir every now and then, you don’t want the garlic to burn.
  2. Add the chopped basil leaves, tomato puree, tinned tomatoes and vegetable stock and stir everything together well.
  3. Bring the soup mixture to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Blitz the soup mixture with a food processor / a liquidiser or blender.
  5. Stir in the corn flour mixture and stirring every now and then allow the soup to simmer and thicken, roughly 5 minutes.
  6. Season to taste and then ladle the soup into serving bowls and garnish with the basil leaves.


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