Cheat's Tomato Soup

Me? Cheat? Of course! This is a cheap & easy way to make a delicious tangy tomato soup!


Serves 4, approx cost per person 25p

Prep/Cooking 25-30 mins



1 onion, chopped

1-2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 tins chopped tomatoes

2tsp dried oregano

salt & pepper

a pinch of sugar

olive oil





Heat some oil in a large saucepan & fry the onion until soft, then add the garlic & fry for another minute.



Add the tomatoes & a pinch of sugar, stir & simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in the oregano, simmer for a few more minutes then season to taste with salt & pepper.

Leave to simmer until reduced a little & thickened.

Transfer to a blender & whizz until smooth (or use a stick blender in the pan).





Pour the soup back into the pan on the heat. Check the seasoning & serve with crusty bread.




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