Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil soup

Category: Soups
Serves:       2-3 bowls
  1. 5 cups of ripe Tomato, diced
  2. 1 large Onion, sliced
  3. 10-15 Basil leaves
  4. 2 pods of Garlic, finely chopped
  5. 1 inch Ginger, grated
  6. 2 tsp. Sugar
  7. 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  8. 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  9. 3-4 black Pepper kernels
  10. 2 tsp. fresh Cream (Optional)
  11. 2 tsp. Italian seasonings
  12. 3 cups Water
  13. Salt to taste
  • In a cooking pot, heat the olive oil and add the onions, garlic and ginger, sauté until the onions are soft and pink.
  • Add the tomatoes, cinnamon and pepper and sauté for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the water, and simmer on a low fame for 5 minutes.
  • Cover the pot with the lid, and cook on medium flame for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cool the puree and blend in a food processor.
  • Sieve the puree through a strainer and shift it back to the pot.
  • Add the salt, sugar, and bring it to a boil, add the Italian seasoning.
  • Break the basil leaves with your hand, and add to the soup. 
  • Stir it well and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh cream, serve hot.

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