Rich tomato, spicy garlic and creamy creme fraiche are all you need for a warming lunch.

This soups is made with simple, fresh ingredients.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • tub of fromage frais
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • salt and black pepper

Method

  • Chop the onion finely and crush and chop the garlic. Chop the parsley very finely.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a pan and soften the onion and garlic in it for around 7-8 minutes.
  • Add all the tin of tomatoes, plus juice and the stock. Allow to boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Season according to taste. Add most of the parsley.
  • When ready to serve add a squeeze of lemon and stir in: ladle to soup into bowls, place a dollop of fromage frais in the middle and sprinkle it with parlsey.

Rich tomato, spicy garlic and creamy creme fraiche are all you need for a warming lunch.

This soups is made with simple, fresh ingredients.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • tub of fromage frais
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • salt and black pepper

Method

  • Chop the onion finely and crush and chop the garlic. Chop the parsley very finely.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a pan and soften the onion and garlic in it for around 7-8 minutes.
  • Add all the tin of tomatoes, plus juice and the stock. Allow to boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Season according to taste. Add most of the parsley.
  • When ready to serve add a squeeze of lemon and stir in: ladle to soup into bowls, place a dollop of fromage frais in the middle and sprinkle it with parlsey.

Rich tomato, spicy garlic and creamy creme fraiche are all you need for a warming lunch.

This soups is made with simple, fresh ingredients.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • tub of fromage frais
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • salt and black pepper

Method

  • Chop the onion finely and crush and chop the garlic. Chop the parsley very finely.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a pan and soften the onion and garlic in it for around 7-8 minutes.
  • Add all the tin of tomatoes, plus juice and the stock. Allow to boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Season according to taste. Add most of the parsley.
  • When ready to serve add a squeeze of lemon and stir in: ladle to soup into bowls, place a dollop of fromage frais in the middle and sprinkle it with parlsey.

Tomato & Basil Soup

avon tomato soup apr 16

Ingredients

  • 25g Avonmore butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ¼ clove garlic finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp tomato puree
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 900g/2lb fresh vine ripened tomatoes cut in quarters
  • ½ organic chicken stock cube, dissolved in 100ml hot water
  • 85ml Avonmore cooking cream
  • ½ tsp freshly chopped basil
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Melt the butter in a large heavy saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and stir for 4 minutes over a medium heat without adding colour.

Stir in the tomato puree & the tomato quarters. Add the sugar & stock, cover with a lid, increase the heat and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

Remove from the heat and puree the soup with a stick blender or alternatively in a food processor until it is completely smooth. Pass the soup through a sieve.

Return the pureed soup to the saucepan, stir in the Avonmore cooking cream and reheat. Season the soup to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Ladle into warm serving bowls and sprinkle with the freshly chopped basil.