- 3 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 cloves of garlic (sliced)
- 2 onions (sliced)
- 2 carrots (sliced)
- 1 may tinned tomatoes
- 2 tomatoes (sliced)
- 1 1/2 litres of vegetable stock
- Salt and pepper
- For Masala:
- two sprigs of basil
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Lemon zest
How to Create Basil Tomato Soup
Heat a deep bottomed pan and add olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots, and sliced celery.
Cook for 10 minutes on a slow fire.
Add tinned tomatoes, chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock, stone pepper and salt to the veggies.
Permit the vegetables simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Blend the veggies into a thick soup.
In a pestle, add basil leaves, extra virgin olive oil, pepper, salt and lemon zest.
Pound the mixture using mortar
Garnish the soup with all the masala and serve hot.