TOMATO SOUP

INGREDIENTS – serves 2

6 tomatoes
1/2 onion
1 clove garlic 
450ml vegetable stock
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp mixed herbs
Pepper to taste


METHOD
1. Finely dice the onion and garlic
2. Roughly chop the tomatoes
3. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion and garlic, stirring so they don’t burn
4. When the onion is translucent, add the tomatoes and stir until they start to release some juice, this will intensify the flavours
5. Add the stock and simmer for 10 minutes
6. Blend the soup then return to the pan to reduce until it is the desired thickness
7. Season with black pepper and mixed herbs before drizzling with a little cream

Enjoy : ) x

Published by Bea's Bites Online

Hi! I'm Bea, I am a food teacher at a secondary school. I live just outside Manchester and all its foodie offerings. This is my blog Bea's Bites Online, I'll be posting all about food and drink with an added smattering of travel. I am lucky enough to have grown up with a variety of influences, my mum is from Zimbabwe, my dad is from Ghana and I grew up in a village in the North West, so food has always been a blend and balance of cultures for me. From being little, food has played a large part in our family, whether it be for celebrations, commiserations or comfort. I began helping out in the kitchen from a young age and was fortunate enough to be given the reigns on occasion from the age of 11. I love being in the kitchen and having the opportunity to create something to make others smile. Whether it be an autumnal main or a gooey dessert :) I am a total believer in happy eating. Food should put a smile on your face no whether it's a weekday, after work dinner or a special occasion. I love following recipes and do think it is sometimes a necessity but I also think that food should be personal and geared towards what you like and I hope this comes across in my blog. I hope you enjoy reading my posts, let me know if you stop by, it will definitely put a smile on my face! Please don't hesitate to get in touch, my email is: beasbitesonline@hotmail.com If you have any posts you'd like to see then please feel free to email me and I'll do my best : ) Bea x

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