Thursday, January 28, 2016

low-fat tomato soup

  •   Serves: 4
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

Ingredients

  • Low-calorie spray oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely diced
  • 1ltr (1¾ pints) water or stock
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1tsp artificial sweetener
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 200g (7oz) low-fat natural fromage frais
To serve:
  • Low-fat natural fromage frais
  • Finely chopped tomatoes

Method

  1. Spray a saucepan with oil spray and place over a medium heat. Add the onion, celery, garlic and carrot and stir-fry for 2-3 mins.
  2. Add the water or stock, tomatoes and sweetener and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 15-20 mins. Remove from the heat, season well and, using a hand-held blender or food processor, blend until smooth. Return the soup to the pan and stir in the fromage frais.
  3. Ladle the soup into warmed bowls and serve immediately, garnished with a little fromage frais and chopped tomatoes.

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