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Garnished with seeds and fresh herbs, this vibrant tomato soup brings a little sunshine to your lunch break.
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Soup Maker Tomato Soup

This intense and vibrant tomato soup is so easy to create in the soup maker. Warming, delicious and practically glowing with antioxidants, it's guaranteed to lift your mood.
Servings: 3
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 stick celery
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 450 g tomatoes - about 6 medium
  • 6 halves sundried tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 cups stock - about 700 ml
  • salt & pepper to season

Instructions

  • First, peel and chop the onion, carrot, celery and garlic.
    1 small onion, 1 small carrot, 1 stick celery, 2 cloves garlic
  • Add the oil to the soup maker and select the sauté function. Add the prepared onion, carrot and celery.
    Fry for a few minutes, stirring all the time with a long handled spoon. Add the garlic and then cook for another minute or two.
    1 tbsp oil
  • Chop the fresh tomatoes and snip the sundried tomatoes into small pieces.
    450 g tomatoes, 6 halves sundried tomatoes
  • Put the fresh and dried tomatoes in the soup maker together with the stock ad tomato puree.
    Season well with pepper and salt and if necessary, top up with extra liquid to half way between the minimum and maximum levels. Put the lid on and select smooth cycle.
    450 g tomatoes, 6 halves sundried tomatoes, 1 tbsp tomato puree, salt & pepper to season, 3 cups stock
  • When the cycle has finished, the soup is ready to serve.

Notes

Storage

Fridge – Allow your soup maker tomato soup to cool, pack into containers, seal and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Freezer – Once cold, pack into containers, seal and freeze. Store for up to 6 months.
Reheating – Defrost in the fridge overnight, or on the kitchen counter for a few hours. You can reheat your soup in a pan on the stove top, or in a safe container in the microwave. When using the microwave, I like to use a jug for ease of handling.

Hints and Tips

  • To save time, use a frozen ready made soffritto mix (about a cup). I make up a big batch of homemade soffritto paste and freeze it but you can buy it.
  • Make up the stock double strength and then add water to fill the soup maker to about half way between minimum and maximum.
  • It is far easier to clean the soup maker while it is still warm. Give it a good rinse under the hot tap, fill with warm water and add a few drops of washing up liquid. Set to blend for a few seconds. Then rinse again and leave to dry.
Nutritional Information 
  • This recipe is 3 Weight Watchers Smart Points per person 
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 970mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3390IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg