Creamy tomato soup
Add a slice of streaky bacon to your tomato soup for an added smoky dimension.
- Preparation Time15 mins
- Cooking Time50 mins
2) Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for three minutes. Pour in the stock and crush the tomatoes through your fingers into the pan. Bring to a boil while whisking constantly.
3) Tie the parsley sprigs, thyme, and bay leaf together with a piece of kitchen string and add to the pot. Lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.
4) Remove and discard the herb bundle. Working in batches, transfer the mixture to a blender and puree until smooth. Return the puree to the pot and reheat over medium heat.
5) Whisk in the double cream, salt, and pepper, to taste. Divide among warm soup bowls and serve immediately.