Recipe of the Week Tomato and Courgette Soup

A no-nonsense soup recipe with no-nonsense ingredients.

A no-nonsense soup recipe with no-nonsense ingredients.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds , ground in pestle and mortar
  • 1 small chilli chopped
  • 500g tomatoes chopped
  • 500g courgette roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1l chicken or veg stock
  • 10 basil leaves roughly chopped

Directions

Heat some oil in a large saucepan on a gentle heat. Add onion, garlic, coriander and chilli to the saucepan and cook gently for five mins until soft. Keeping the lid on will help prevent sticking.

Add tomatoes and courgette and cook for a few minutes. Season well with salt and freshly ground pepper. Add the flour and give it a stir.

 

Add the chicken or veg stock. Bring to the boil and cook for 10-15 mins or until the courgettes are soft. Blitz. Add basil. Blitz again.