Mediterranean Tomato Soup with Crunchy Croutons

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    782

Tomato soup with a Mediterranean twist. Fresh herbs make all the difference here, so don’t go for dried. Crunchy olive oil drizzled croûtons add texture and the flavour of the Mediterranean. Finish with a sprinkle of Parmesan and more olive oil for a fresh, warming lunch.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    375g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    6g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    300ml
  • Tomato purée icon
    Tomato purée
    15ml
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    2g
  • Fresh oregano icon
    Fresh oregano
    3g
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    3g
  • Ciabatta icon
    Ciabatta
    90g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    19g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    0g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stick blender
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside tomato: coarsely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside garlic clove: crushed
  3. Prep and set aside vegetable stock: hot
  4. Prep and set aside fresh basil: shredded
  5. Prep and set aside ciabatta: torn
  6. Get a clean large saucepan
  7. Add prepared tomato
  8. Add olive oil
  9. Add prepared garlic clove
  10. Cook until softened - approx 3 min
  11. Add prepared vegetable stock
  12. Add tomato purée
  13. Add granulated sugar
  14. Add chopped fresh oregano
  15. Add prepared fresh basil
  16. Boil
  17. Reduce until simmering - 10 min
  18. Get a clean baking sheet
  19. Add prepared ciabatta
  20. Drizzle with olive oil
  21. Toast until crispy
  22. Blend soup with stick blender until smooth
  23. Stir parmesan cheese
  24. Ladle soup into 2 large serving bowls
  25. Drizzle with olive oil
  26. Scatter parmesan cheese
  27. Season with salt & pepper
  28. Transfer croutons to 2 large serving bowls
  29. Serve immediately
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