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Speedy Tomato and Basil Soup

Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
Tomatoes and processed tomato products are excellent sources of lycopene, an antioxidant which helps keep our bodies healthy.


Vegetable bouillon cube

1 cube(s), dissolve in 300ml (1/2 pint) hot water

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

Garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), large, crushed

Canned tomato juice

4 cup(s)

Garlic herb seasoning

1¼ tsp(s)

Asian hot sauce


Fresh basil

4 tbsp(s), a few torn into pieces, extra to garnish

Worcestershire sauce

¾ tsp(s), (a few drops)

Fresh tomato(es)

1 large, finely chopped

Table salt

1 tsp(s), (a few drops)

Black pepper

1 pinch, freshly ground, season to taste

Plain lowfat yogurt

4 tbsp(s)

Vegetable bouillon cube

1 cube(s)


  1. Pour bouillon cube into large saucepan. Add red onion and garlic. Bring up to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add tomato juice and dried herbs. Bring up to the boil. Turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in torn basil leaves, Hot Sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Add chopped tomato, reserving some for garnish. Season soup, adding more Hot Sauce if you like.
  4. Serve the soup, topping each portion with 1 tablespoon of yogurt, the reserved tomato and a few basil leaves.