A Quick and Easy Tomato Soup Recipe with Fresh Tomatoes

quick & easy tomato soup recipe with fresh tomatoesWhy not make this quick and easy tomato soup recipe with fresh tomatoes. It is perfect for those cold winter days or as a simple lunch.

Not only are tomatoes tasty they are also full of goodness, they are packed full of vitamin C, vitamin K, biotin and molybdenum.  They also make tasty soups and are very versatile as well.

Tomato soup is one of my favourites and I make it several different ways. I like mine spicy but this one is basic and easy to adapt to your own personal tastes.

This is a really simple and versatile soup and filling due to the rice content.

quick & easy tomato soup recipe with fresh tomatoes
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A Quick and Easy Tomato Soup Recipe with Fresh Tomatoes

A simple and tasty filling tomato soup made with fresh tomatoes and that is easy to make and very filling.

Course Soup
Cuisine Frugal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 0.70 kg tomatoes US weighs 1-1/2 lbs
  • 28 g butter (1oz US)
  • 1.4 kg water US 3 pints
  • 57 g of rice 2 oz US
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 teaspoonful of herbs
  • Vegetable stock cube
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Chop up the tomatoes 

  2. Finely chop your onion

  3. Put the tomatoes, rice and the onions into a saucepan with your water and cook for approximately 20 minutes.

  4. Add your herbs, salt and pepper to your taste and all the other ingredients to the saucepan

  5. Cook on the hob until your rice is soft and fully cooked

  6. This soup is chunky. If you prefer a smooth soup simply blend it.

Recipe Notes

If you run out of fresh tomatoes you can substitute them for a tin of tomatoes instead. You simply need to reduce the water by 1/3.

Note: the cooking time will vary depending on the type of rice you buy.  The rice I used is easy cook, and takes about 20 minutes, some will take longer. Just check it is fluffy.

Costings for the Tomato Soup

  • tomatoes 1.20
  • onion 17p
  • stock cube 4p
  • butter 5p
  • rice 57p
  • salt pepper & herbs 7p
  • Total £2.03

The Total cost per head is four people = 52 pence, 6 people = 35 pence.  This soup can easily be split between 6 people. Prices may vary from time to time

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