Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

100g diced carrots

100g onions, finely chopped

2 stalks celery, finely chopped

2 potatoes, diced

410g tin tomatoes/4 fresh tomatoes, grated

4tbsp tomato paste

500ml water

25g butter

4 cloves

4 peppercorns

salt and pepper to taste

chopped celery leaves to garnish


In a large pan, melt the butter and sauté the onions, carrots, celery stalks and potatoes for 10min, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
Add the tomato paste, water, seasonings and spices. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 15min until vegetables are tender.
Liquidize the soup or use hand beater to get smooth consistency. Return to pot and reheat. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Garnish with chopped leaves.

Serve hot with baked bread.

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