The 5 ingredient winter warmer...

Let me tell you a little secret- up until last year I'd never really had soup. I'm not sure what took me so long to come around to having it ('Oh but it's just a savoury smoothie') but last year and several cans of Heinz Cream of Tomato, I was totally sold. Fast forward a year and I'm completely obsessed with whizzing up my mums homemade tomato soup recipe, which not only requires about 5 ingredients, but is so warming, easy and delicious (and this recipes serves 4 too)!

You will need:
- 4 Carrots
- 5 Sticks of celery
- 2 packets of plum tomatoes (about 1kg)
- 7 slices smoked streaky bacon
- A pinch of salt and pepper
- Additional herbs of your choice
- 1 pint chicken stock

1. To begin with chop up your carrots, celery and tomatoes and pop them into a saucepan on the hob. Mix up your chicken stock, and pour it into the pan, before simmering on a low heat.

2. Cut up your bacon and fry until cooked (this adds a lovely smoky flavour), before adding it to your vegetable mix, and simmering on a low heat for about an hour, until the vegetables have softened and cooked down. Add in your salt and pepper (and any herbs if you wish, basil and oregano are great) and then liquidise your mix until smooth (or a little chunky, if you're like me)!

3. Serve with crusty bread and salted butter, and save the rest for lunch the next day! If there is any, of course!



Let me know how you get on, and of course if you try this yourself please snap me a picture and use the hashtag #BakeWithLiv- I'd love to see!

x


The 5 ingredient winter warmer...

Let me tell you a little secret- up until last year I'd never really had soup. I'm not sure what took me so long to come around to having it ('Oh but it's just a savoury smoothie') but last year and several cans of Heinz Cream of Tomato, I was totally sold. Fast forward a year and I'm completely obsessed with whizzing up my mums homemade tomato soup recipe, which not only requires about 5 ingredients, but is so warming, easy and delicious (and this recipes serves 4 too)!

You will need:
- 4 Carrots
- 5 Sticks of celery
- 2 packets of plum tomatoes (about 1kg)
- 7 slices smoked streaky bacon
- A pinch of salt and pepper
- Additional herbs of your choice
- 1 pint chicken stock

1. To begin with chop up your carrots, celery and tomatoes and pop them into a saucepan on the hob. Mix up your chicken stock, and pour it into the pan, before simmering on a low heat.

2. Cut up your bacon and fry until cooked (this adds a lovely smoky flavour), before adding it to your vegetable mix, and simmering on a low heat for about an hour, until the vegetables have softened and cooked down. Add in your salt and pepper (and any herbs if you wish, basil and oregano are great) and then liquidise your mix until smooth (or a little chunky, if you're like me)!

3. Serve with crusty bread and salted butter, and save the rest for lunch the next day! If there is any, of course!



Let me know how you get on, and of course if you try this yourself please snap me a picture and use the hashtag #BakeWithLiv- I'd love to see!

x

21 comments:

  1. This soup looks amazing! Perfect for chilly fall nights!

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  2. OH MY WORD it looks DELICIOUS! Nothing better in the Winter than some hearty soup!

    Robyn / Phases Of Robyn

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  3. I love tomato soup - this one looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe!
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    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

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  4. This looks delicious! I love a good homemade soup x
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  5. This look delicious, I need to try this recipe! :)

    http://sapphiresaysfashion.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. Yum! This looks gorgeously thick and creamy - also a great way to get me to eat celery! Thanks!

    JosieVictoriaa // josievictoriaa.blogspot.co.uk // Lifestlye, Travel and Fashion

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  7. this sounds and looks incredible!

    Rachel // Style Soup

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  8. This looks delicious & so simple to make too :O x

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  9. yum! looks amazing, love the color
    xx
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  10. Not sure if I'm into tomato soup though! Looks delicious though x

    www.ashrealasitgets.blogspot.com

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  11. Looks so delicious, can't wait to try it!

    www.littleredbook-thatshaute.blogspot.com

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  12. This sounds perfect! I can't eat most shop bought tomato soups anymore as they have cream in, this looks delicious - thanks for the recipe!

    Sophie x | SophiesMakeupBlog

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  13. Your recipe sounds fantastic, I've never tried making my own tomato soup but this looks quite easy and delicious!

    Tessa at Bramble & Thorn

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  14. This looks absolutely delish. I've never tried making soup but tomato is my favourite, I must try! x

    Wonky Lauren

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  15. perfect
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  16. yummy I love tomato soup
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  17. This looks amazing, I love a homemade soup!

    Lucys Lookbook

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  18. It`s really great :) I have tried this recipe yesterday and yes it`s really fast to make and extremely good :)

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  19. I've stayed true to the same (really basic) tomato soup recipe for the last three years, at least. And my secret ingredient is ginger, for when I'm feeling a bit ill..

    My blog: BOWTIE DIARY

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