Iced Tomato and Basil Soup Recipe

iced tomato and basil soup in a bowl
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 Updated 23/01/2016

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A refreshing chilled soup, best made with fresh tomatoes straight from the garden. The basil gives the soup a delicious herby taste and helps bring out the flavour of the tomatoes.

You may be interested to try this suggested menu:

Starter - Iced Tomato and Basil Soup
Main Course - Salmon Cheesecake
Dessert - Honey & Raspberry Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small onion, skinned and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 pint chicken stock
  • seasoning to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh soured cream, to garnish (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)

Method

  1. Puree the tomatoes, onion, tomato puree and basil in a blender or food processor.
  2. Pass through a sieve into a medium saucepan, then stir in the stock and heat gently and skim surface of soup to remove any froth.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Chill before serving and garnish with swirls of soured cream, if liked.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 portions


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