Creamy Tomato & Capsicum Soup

Creamy Tomato & Capsicum Soup | EasiYo NZ

This heart-warming, creamy soup is a one pot wonder! A perfect pick-me-up for those cooler winter nights ahead. Tomatoes not in season? Not to worry, this recipe uses a can of tomatoes instead!

 

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red capsicum, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped                                                                              
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • ½ stick celery, chopped    
  • 1-2 Tbsp fresh herbs like rosemary or basil, chopped
  • 400g can of tomatoes                                                
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste                                      
  • 1 ½ cup (350ml) vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • EasiYo Greek Style Unsweetened Yogurt to finish
  • Fresh herbs to garnish

Method

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan. Add the vegetables and herbs and cook on medium heat for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the can of tomatoes, tomato paste and vegetable stock. Cover and cook for 25 mins until the vegetables are very tender.
  3. Pour the soup into a blender and blitz until smooth and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour into bowls and garnish with a swirl of yogurt and garnish with fresh herbs.
  5. Serve with fresh bread or Cheese rolls