Recipe: Spicy tomato cheese soup

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 November 2013, 10:19 PM

Treat yourself with a healthy and warm cheesy tomato soup this winter season.

Ingredients

Olive oil

Onion 1, roughly chopped

Garlic 1 cloves, crushed

Red pepper 1, roughly chopped

Chopped tomatoes 1x400 tin

Tomato puree 1 tbsp

Vegetable stock 200ml

Processed cheese 50g, crumbled

Basil a handful, chopped

Method

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick pan.

Cook the onion, garlic and pepper on a gentle heat until softened.

Tip in the tomatoes, puree and stock then bring to a simmer.

Cook for 20 minutes then blend with a stick blender or in a food processor until blended but with a little texture.

Reheat with a splash of more stock or water if needed to thin it.

Stir in most of the cheese and basil before serving with a little cheese and basil sprinkled on top.

First Published: Thursday, November 07, 2013 10:15 PM
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