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Tomato and Basil soup - chilled

This soup is delicious, but very easy to make. Don't give your secret away; and in no circumstances be tempted to use dried Basil, as the result will be disappointing.

Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians

Ingredients

For 4 generous helpings:
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2 * 400g/14oz tins of Tomatoes (Italian always seem to have the best flavour)
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4-6 leaves of fresh Basil - depending on size
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1 big, or 2 small, cloves of Garlic - peeled and chopped
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300ml/½ pint Plain Yoghurt
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1 teaspoon (5ml) Caster Sugar
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the juice of ½ a lemon, sieved
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Salt and freshly-ground pepper, to taste
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¼ of a Cucumber, very thinly sliced (optional)
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a bowl of Croutons (optional)

Method

1. Process all the ingredients together in a food processor.

2. Refrigerate until well chilled.

3. Test the seasoning.

4. Serve, decorated with the thin cucumber slices and hand round the croutons.

What could be easier?

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