Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto

Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons.

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Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons

Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons:

Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

1.250kg/ 2lb 12oz cherry tomatoes

3 cloves garlic, chopped

4 red British Onions, finely sliced

10 basil leaves

4 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp red wine vinegar

2 tsp Brown sugar

250ml/9floz vegetable stock

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pesto Croutons:

2 tbsp pesto

3 tbsp olive oil

6 slices of ciabatta bread, torn into pieces

Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons
Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons

Method:

1.) Preheat oven to 220C/375F/ Gas No 5. 

2.) Put the cherry tomatoes, garlic, 2 onions and basil onto a tray and drizzle with 2 tbsp oil. 

3.) Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper. 

4.) Bake for 30- 40 minutes until the tomatoes are browned.

5.) Mix the pesto, 3 tbsp olive oil and bread together in a bowl, ensuring the bread is evenly covered.

6.) Spread the croutons onto a baking tray and bake for 5 minutes in the oven with the tomatoes. 

7.) Turn the croutons and bake for a further 5 minutes. 

8.) Put to one side.

9.) Put the rest of the olive oil in a pan and gently fry the onions for 10- 15 minutes, add the vinegar & sugar. 

10.) Cook for a further minute.

11.) Liquidize the roast tomato mixture. 

12.) Add half the fried onion and stock. 

13.) Reheat the soup & check the seasoning.

14.) Serve with pesto croutons and garnish with the remaining fried onion.

Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons

Red Onion and Roast Cherry Tomato Soup with Pesto Croutons.

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Recipe and photo credit by- British Onions.

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5 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    13th January 2012 / 8:30 pm

    mmm tasty

  2. Kala
    14th January 2012 / 3:24 am

    That soup looks and sounds delicious!

  3. Michelle
    16th January 2012 / 1:22 am

    Wow! That looks good!

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