Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tomato Soup

I had a ton of tomatoes lying in the fridge and the weather was gloomy. So I figured a soup was the perfect way to beat my blues :P


1. Tomatoes - 4 (large)

2. Garlic - 2 cloves

3. Onion - 1 medium sized

4. Paprika - a pinch

5. Olive oil - 2 tbsp (optional)

6. Salt & Pepper - to taste

7. Heavy Cream - 2 tbsp (optional)

8. Cilantro - 1 sprig

Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 25-30 mins


1. Cut the tomatoes into big chunks . Also slice the onion and mince the garlic and keep aside.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add the cut vegetables to a baking tray and drizzle the olive oil on top.

3. Allow the vegetables to cook in the oven for 10-15 mins and keep aside.

4. In a pot, add 2 cups of water and bring to boil. Add the roasted vegetables, paprika, salt and pepper.

5. Close the lid and allow to cook for 10 mins on medium flame.

6. Let it cool a bit and blend it to liquid and return it to pot.

7. Cook for another 2 mins on medium flame.

8. Add 2 tbsp of heavy cream and garnish with cilantro.

9. Serve with a side of bread or crackers and slurp!!

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