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Oven Baked tomato soup

Tomatoes are not hard to grow, they are incredibly productive in summer, and very versatile to use in the kitchen.

Oven baked tomato soup

They originally came from Peru and are a nutrient-dense super food and an excellent source of vitamin C and other antioxidants. Including tomatoes in the diet can help protect against cancer and maintain healthy blood pressure.

Tomatoes are fruits, not vegetables! China alone is producing one quarter of the world’s production of 60 million tons. This most popular fruit is red, although other colours are possible including green, yellow, orange, pink, black, brown, white, and purple.

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About half of consumption comes in the form of tomato sauce and ketchup. Yeah, that’s a lot of ketchup.

The biggest tomato fight in the world happens each year in the small Spanish town of Buñol. The festival called La Tomatina, involves some 40,000 people throwing 150,000 tomatoes at each other.

Be sure to store fresh tomatoes at room temperature. Avoid refrigeration, as this causes tomatoes to lose their flavour.

Tomatoes find their way into many different recipes. This oven baked tomato soup version, transformed into a delicious soup, is always a hit with the entire family!

Oven baked tomato soup

Oven baked tomato soup

It's summer time and the moment where tomatoes shine! Probably one of our most favourite soups.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine French, Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 180 kcal

EQUIPMENT (affiliate links)

Blender
Mesh sieve
Baking tray

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1.2 kg Tomato
  • 200 gr Onion
  • 2 piece Garlic cloves
  • 300 ml Chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp Honey optional
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Italian herbs

Instructions
 

  • Cut the tomatoes in half. Chop the onion and garlic in big pieces.
  • Season all with salt, pepper, Italian herbs and olive oil.
  • Arrange on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven (180°) until tender.
  • Blend the baked vegetables and pass through a sieve
  • Season to taste and adjust the thickness with vegetable of chicken stock. To balance the acidity, add a little honey or sugar.
  • Serve with some freshly chopped basil, a drizzle of olive oil and diced, fresh mozzarella or croutons.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 180kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 5gFat: 9gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 125mgFiber: 4gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 2499IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 1mg
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