Tomato,chilli and basil soup
- 1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic peeled and crushed
a pinch of chilli flakes
400g tin plum tomatoes
salt and pepper to taste
a small pinch of sugar
a handful of chopped basil
2 tbsp of light cream (optional)
- Heat oil in saucepan and gently sweat the onions and garlic. Add chilli and cook for another min.
- Add tomatoes and fill empty tin with water, twice and add them to pan.
- Season with salt, pepper and sugar. Bring the soup to boil and reduce to simmer for 30 mins.
- Add basil to soup and spoon in the light cream. Finally blitz until smooth with a blender. Check seasoning and server.