Date Posted... Oct 26th 2021




Maria’s Bonfire Night Thick Tomato Soup

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1 medium sized onion

1 clove garlic

1 tablespoon oil

1 x 400 g can chopped tomatoes

50 split red lentils

1 tablespoon tomato puree

1 vegetable stock cube

600 mls very hot water

1 teaspoon mixed herbs OR 1 teaspoon smoked paprika


1. Finely chop the onion and crush the garlic.

2. Heat the oil in a saucepan over a gentle heat and sauté the onion and garlic for 5 minutes until slightly soft. Stir from time to time with a wooden spoon.

3. Add all the other ingredients and bring the soup up to a simmer.

4. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring from time to time.

5. Remove the saucepan of soup from the heat and blend very carefully with an electric hand blender.

6. Add a little more hot water if the soup is too thick and re-heat before serving.

Serve with toasted cheese sandwiches or topped with homemade croutons.

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