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Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: these are the perfect leftovers to make this quick tomato soup! And believe me, this treat is ready in 20 minutes!

20 Minute Quick Tomato Soup with Fresh Tomatoes

Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! Ready in 20 minutes...

Course Lunch, Soup, Starter
Cuisine General
Keyword quick tomato soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3
Calories per serving 287 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium fresh tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • a chunk of leftover white bread
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock (600 ml)
  • ½ cup cream (120 ml)
  • a handful fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. 1. Peel and chop the onion and the garlic cloves. Add them to a large pan together with the bay leaves and the olive oil.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  2. 2. Place this over medium-high heat until the oil is hot. Then chop up the fresh tomatoes and the bell pepper. Add it together with the tomato paste to the pan.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  3. 3. Stir again. Dice the bread up roughly and add it to the pan together with the stock. Season with a good dash of pepper.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  4. 4. Stir the soup well and bring it to a rolling boil. Cook the soup for 6 to 8 minutes. Keep it to a good boil. Then take the pan off the heat, remove the bay leaves and blend or mix the soup until very smooth.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  5. 5. Stir in the cream.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  6. 6. Also add the freshly chopped mint and blend again.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: the perfect leftovers for this quick tomato soup! This soup is ready in 20 minutes!
  7. 7. Check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Scoop the hot soup into large bowls and serve piping hot.

    Ripe tomatoes, bread, bell pepper and cream: these are the perfect leftovers to make this quick tomato soup! And believe me, this treat is ready in 20 minutes!