Cheeky GiNiT Chilli Tomato Soup

Cheeky GiNiT Chilli Tomato Soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soup
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1-2 Tbsp butter / oil for frying
  • 4 ripe tomatoes chopped
  • 250 ml water
  • 50 g tomato paste
  • 2 tsp GiNiT Chilli - for medium heat
  • For MILD heat, use 1 tsp GiNiT Chilli and adjust seasoning as required
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar - to balance the acidity if required

Instructions
 

  • To Cook:
  • Peel and chop the onion, and fry in butter / oil over medium high heat.  Peel and slice the garlic, add to the onion and mix well.
  • Chop the tomatoes into cubes and add to the onion mix, and stir well.
  • Measure the 250ml water, stir in the tomato paste and GiNiT Chilli.  Pour into the pot, stir and bring to the boil.  Turn the heat down and allow to simmer until the liquid has reduced by a quarter. Taste the soup and if needed, add the sugar and stir well.
  • Remove from the heat and blend with an immersion / stick blender until smooth.
  • Return to the heat and warm through, adjust seasoning, if required. Serve.

Notes

Serving suggestion:
Enjoy as is, or with a slice of freshly baked bread.
Note:
We used 2 tsp of GiNiT Chilli, but this might be a bit spicy for some people.  The heat of the chilli continues to intensify the longer the soup is left to rest.
Keyword GiNiT Chilli