5 from 3 votes

Tomato and Basil Soup with Ricotta

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This easy to make Tomato and Basil Soup is ready in 20 minutes. It's fresh, tasty and so comforting and whipped together with just a few ingredients. Garnish with a dollop of ricotta and fresh basil. Yummy!
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
£0.71
Makes: 4
mains
British
homemade soup, tomato and basil, tomato soup
Freezable

 

Tomato and Basil Soup with Ricotta

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
£0.71
mains
British
homemade soup, tomato and basil, tomato soup
Freezable
Servings: 4
This easy to make Tomato and Basil Soup is ready in 20 minutes. It's fresh, tasty and so comforting and whipped together with just a few ingredients. Garnish with a dollop of ricotta and fresh basil. Yummy!

Ingredients

  • 2 tins plum tomatoes (£0.64⁣)
  • 2 red peppers (£1.00 ⁣)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (£0.69/3)=(£0.23)
  • 3 tbsp ricotta (£0.88/2)⁣=(£0.44)
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil (£0.55 ⁣)

Cupboard Essentials

  • 300 ml vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt

Method

  • Add a drizzle of oil to a medium saucepan. On a low heat add the minced garlic and thyme to the oil. ⁣
  • Meanwhile, roughly slice the peppers and add them to the pan. ⁣
  • After around 5 minutes, add the plum tomatoes and continue frying for around 10 minutes. Then add the vegetable stock and reduce to a simmer for 10 mins. ⁣
  • Blend all the ingredients together and serve with a dollop of ricotta, salt and chopped fresh baz. (I left it whole to look pretty)

Nutrition

Servings: 4 servings
Fat: 8g
Calories: 187kcal
Carbohydrates: 15g
Protein: 7g

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