As far as soups go, i'm not a big fan but this soup is a winner for me. The sweetness of the vine tomatoes with some garlic and basil; it hits the spot. 

What You'll Need - Serves 4 

  • 600g Vine Tomatoes 
  • 6 Garlic Cloves
  • 250ml Cream 
  • 20g Fresh Basil 
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika 
  • Salt & Pepper 
  • Olive Oil 

Prep - 30 Minutes 

  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees 
  • Place tomatoes onto a baking sheet (You can leave the vines on for now) 
  • Season the tomatoes generously with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil. 
  • Peel garlic cloves and place onto the baking sheet with the tomatoes 
  • Place into the oven and grill until the tomatoes have blistered and softened (about 20 minutes) 
  • Allow to cool slightly then remove the tomatoes from the vines and place into a blender 
  • Add the cooked garlic and basil into the blender too 
  • Blend until smooth. 

Let's Get Cooking - 5 Minutes 

  • Transfer the soup from the blender into a pot and heat over the stove 
  • Season the soup with salt, pepper and the smoked paprika 
  • Add the cream and allow to simmer for 5 minutes 
  • Serve with some more olive oil or some feta cheese