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Smoky Roasted Tomato Soup | RecipeTin Eats

This can be a Roasted Tomato Soup that tastes terrific even when your tomatoes aren’t on the peak of ripe, seasonal perfection. So think about how spectacular it’s when they’re! It’s extremely easy to make: roast > blitz > heat > eat. I really like the trace of smoky flavour on this from smoked paprika.

Bonus: Tremendous wholesome, at simply 240 energy a serving.

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Roasted tomato soup

Tomato soups made with contemporary tomatoes at all times confused me as a result of recipes encourage you to make it with ripe, candy, summer season tomatoes. However within the peak of summer season, sizzling soup is the very last thing I need!

So, I don’t make tomato soup when tomatoes are of their summer season prime. As a substitute, I make it within the shoulder season when it’s cooler, which suggests tomatoes should not at their utmost peak. However that is simply handled just by roasting the tomatoes which coaxes out the pure sweetness and enhances the flavour.

For this soup, I additionally like so as to add a touch of smoky flavour by tossing them in smoked paprika and roasting them lengthy sufficient to get a little bit char on them. Simply makes it much more fascinating – once more, in case the tomatoes themselves are a little bit missing!

Roasted tomato soup ready to serve


Right here’s what you want:

  • Tomatoes – 1.5 kg / 3 lb of normal or roma tomatoes (these egg formed ones). The extra ripe, juicier and sweeter they’re, the extra scrumptious to soup will likely be. However as talked about above, this soup continues to be nice made with not-so-spectacular tomatoes (which, to be trustworthy, is the standard tomatoes at Australian grocery shops).

  • Smoked paprika – Provides beautiful earthy, smoky flavour to provide this soup a little bit je ne sais quoi even when your tomatoes should not summer-prime, and even in the event you don’t have basil (see beneath). 🙂 It’s extensively accessible at common grocery shops, offered alongside common paprika. Substitute with additional contemporary basil as a substitute!

  • Garlic cloves (tons!) – 5 roasted entire of their skins so we are able to squeeze the flesh out later and blitz it into the soup. Plus one other 2 garlic cloves sautéed with the onion.

  • Onion – Simply your common brown onion. Sautéing that with minced garlic goes a good distance so as to add nice flavour base into tomato soup.

  • Vegetable inventory/broth – The liquid for the soup. Tastier than water! Use low sodium, although in the event you’ve solely obtained common salted inventory, simply scale back the salt listed within the elements 1/2 teaspoon.

  • Cream (only a bit) – I solely use 1/2 cup (125 ml) of cream for a contact of creamy mouthfeel. It’s not meant to make the soup creamy as such, it’s only for ending. So, be at liberty to depart it out – or substitute with butter in the event you don’t have cream. (Be aware: Even with the cream, it’s nonetheless a low 240 energy per serving!)

  • Basil – OPTIONAL. Don’t go and purchase an entire bunch of pricy basil only for this recipe, except you’re cooking for firm! The smoked paprika plus char on the tomatoes is designed to provide this soup a contact of additional flavour so it’s nonetheless nice even in the event you don’t have basil, which explains I solely use a bit. Although – in the event you’ve obtained basil, be at liberty so as to add much more!

Tips on how to make roasted tomato soup

Don’t be afraid to take the tomatoes a little bit additional than your ordinarily would, to get a little bit charring on them free of charge smoky flavour.

  1. Place halved tomatoes and unpeeled garlic cloves on a baking tray. Toss with olive oil, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Prepare them reduce face up.

  2. Roast for 40 to 45 minutes in a sizzling oven till the floor has little charred bits and the tomatoes are fully comfortable.

  1. Sauté the onion and garlic in a little bit oil till the onion is comfortable and translucent.

  2. Add the tomatoes and vegetable inventory.

  1. Squeeze the roasted garlic flesh from the skins. The garlic flavour will likely be very mellowed and candy. (It’s tempting to smear it on toast – actually, it’s an excellent approach to make use of it!).

  2. Blitz till clean utilizing a stick blender. Or do that step in a meals processor or blender (you want a excessive powered blender like a Vitamin or Blendtec to make the soup completely clean).

  1. Simmer for 10 minutes to deliver the flavours collectively, then stir within the cream.

  2. Ladle into bowls and serve with a drizzle of cream and sprinkle of contemporary basil!

Dunnking grilled cheese into roasted tomato soup

The soup pictured above was yesterday’s lunch and dinner. And grilled cheese was current on each events.

It’ll tick the calorie rely a little bit greater (just a bit! 😈). However the enhance in delicious-factor is immeasurable.

Whether or not you eat this soup with a spoon or one thing for dunking, I hope you find it irresistible! – Nagi x

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Roasted tomato soup ready to serve

Smoky Roasted Tomato Soup


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Recipe video above. This can be a Smoky Roasted Tomato Soup that tastes terrific even when your tomatoes aren’t on the peak of ripe, seasonal perfection – so think about how spectacular will probably be when they’re! It is extremely easy to make – simply blitz up roasted tomatoes and garlic with vegetable inventory. It has a beautiful trace of smoky flavour from smoked paprika and by taking the tomatoes a little bit additional within the oven to get charred edges.Bonus: Tremendous wholesome, at simply 240 energy a serving!


Roast tomatoes:

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F (200°C fan-forced).

  • Toss & squidge – Place the tomatoes and unpeeled garlic cloves on a tray. Drizzle/sprinkle with the oil, paprika, salt and pepper. Toss to coat, squidging the reduce face of the tomato within the oil on the tray to totally coat. Prepare tomatoes reduce face up.

  • Roast for 40 to 45 minutes or till there may be some charring on the tomatoes (see pictures).


  • Sauté – Warmth the oil in a big pot over medium excessive warmth. Sauté the garlic and onion for 3 minutes or till the onion is translucent.

  • Tomatoes – Take away the garlic cloves from the baking tray. Scrape all of the tomatoes and juices into the pot. Squeeze garlic flesh into the pot. Add vegetable inventory.

  • Blitz with a stick blender till clean (or do that in a meals processor or blender).

  • Simmer – Carry to a simmer then decrease warmth to medium and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir within the cream.

  • Ladle into bowls, drizzle with cream and garnish with basil. Dunk in grilled cheese and luxuriate in!

Recipe Notes:

1. Tomatoes – Common tomatoes, any pink selection. Not cherry tomatoes.
2. Smoked paprika – Provides a touch of beautiful heat smoky flavour into the soup. Non-obligatory! I actually prefer it as a result of it provides this soup an additional contact to make up for these days after I don’t have contemporary basil. I’d depart it out in the event you don’t have smoked, somewhat than utilizing common paprika.
3. Sugar – Use this if you understand the tomatoes are underripe and a bit bitter. Begin with 1/2 tsp then add extra if wanted.
4. Cream – Only a little bit of cream provides a beautiful mouthfeel to soups. We’re not attempting to make it actually wealthy and creamy! Butter provides the same contact.
5. Basil – This soup is designed to style nice even in the event you don’t have contemporary basil. Don’t purchase an entire bunch only for this recipe – except you’ve obtained firm! And in the event you do, be at liberty to stir in tons extra. 🙂
Storage – Fridge 4 days, freezer 3 months.

Vitamin Data:

Energy: 240cal (12%)Carbohydrates: 19g (6%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fats: 18g (28%)Saturated Fats: 7g (44%)Polyunsaturated Fats: 2gMonounsaturated Fats: 8gLdl cholesterol: 27mg (9%)Sodium: 489mg (21%)Potassium: 798mg (23%)Fiber: 5g (21%)Sugar: 11g (12%)Vitamin A: 3146IU (63%)Vitamin C: 44mg (53%)Calcium: 61mg (6%)Iron: 1mg (6%)

Lifetime of Dozer

Ah, Dozer! I sit up for a time as soon as once more after I solely have cute and foolish tales to share about you!

Firstly although, simply to guarantee you, he’s doing very properly and is totally oblivious to the flurry of exercise and think-tank periods occurring round him, FOR him!

The previous couple of weeks has been all about Dozer’s new meals because it’s turn into obvious his medical situation has affected his means to swallow. (It’s known as “esophageal dysmotility”). If I don’t feed him the best form of meals, this may trigger all kinds of issues, with penalties one doesn’t need to take into consideration.

It simply appears so merciless that this may occur to the Chief Style Tester of RecipeTin! 😭 Whereas I’ve had moments of disappointment, I’m simply so grateful to nonetheless have him, and that he’s getting stronger on daily basis.

And I’ve been relishing within the problem to provide you with Dozer-safe meals that present him with the diet he wants! I used to be already doing this to an extent since his surgical procedure again in early March, however now it needs to be taken to a different stage.

Experimenting with Dozer meals…high left, clockwise: Doggie meatballs, Dozer terrine, Dozer inexperienced jelly, sou vide beef cubes, gruel and sou vide hen breast.

I’ve been experimenting fairly extensively, and in addition getting recommendation from specialists. I nonetheless haven’t landed on a last set of recipes for meals that’s straightforward for him to swallow, gives all of the diet he wants in addition to being sensible for me to make (there have been recipes calling for 1.5kg / 3 lb of meatballs to be made for him on daily basis – that’s 120 meatballs day by day!! 😱).

I’ll do something for Dozer…..however that’s simply not sustainable!

I haven’t solved the brand new Dozer meals problem but. I’ve been attempting all kinds of issues, from sou vide meat (the moistness of the cubes of meat makes it straightforward to slip down his throat), to a canine pleasant terrine (that is displaying potential!) to porridge-like slop (I simply can’t deliver myself to feed this to him..)

I additionally place him on an incline for half-hour after each meal to let gravity assist get the meals into his abdomen. (There are goal constructed contraptions known as “Bailey Chairs” however for a canine of Dozer’s measurement plus given his backbone situation, it’s not appropriate for him).

He’s tailored to this astonished properly. He simply chills out on the inclined mattress till the timer goes off, then he is aware of he’s free!

Anyway. I’m within the thick of Dozer recipe testing proper now. I’ll fortunately share my last set of recipes, if there may be curiosity.

And as I mentioned, he’s fully oblivious to every thing occurring behind the scenes, all for him. And I wouldn’t have it some other approach!

And as with each different Dozer replace submit I’ve shared since Lifetime of Dozer modified eternally that fateful day again in February – thanks from the underside of my coronary heart, for all the stunning caring and uplifting messages you will have shared. Dozer feels very cherished! – Nagi x

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