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Autumn Tomato and Sage Soup

 


Autumn Tomato and Sage Soup

Prep Time ~ Cooking Time ~
Approx Cost ~ Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 onions, roughly chopped

1 red chilli, chopped

2.5cm / 1 inch piece root ginger, grated

10 tomatoes skinned, roughly chopped

500ml / 16floz tomato juice

2 eating apples, peeled, cored and roughly chopped

10 sage leaves, roughly chopped

 

Method

  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil and add onions, chilli and ginger and cook until soft - don't allow onion to brown.
  • Next add the chopped tomatoes and cook for about 10 minutes over a low heat.
  • Pour in tomato juice and bring to the boil, then turn the heat down and allow to soup to simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  • Throw in the apples and sage and cook until the apples are soft.
  • Liquidise the soup to your preferred consistency.
  • Return to a clean pan and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with crusty bread.