SPICY TOMATO & CAPSICUM SOUP
Soup is a food that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water or another liquid. Hot soups are additionally characterized by boiling solid ingredients in liquids until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth.
: 800 gms
Chicken or vegetable stock
: 3/4 cups
Salt & ground black pepper
: To taste
Fresh basil leaves
: 1/4 cup
Place oil, onion, capsicum and chillies in a large heat- resistant, microwave-safe bowl.
- Cook, uncovered, for 2-3 minutes on High/850watts/100% or until onion is soft.
- Stir in undrained tomatoes, stock, sugar and salt and pepper to taste.
- Cook, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes on Medium-High/650watts/70% or until thickened slightly.
- Gourmet tip: Stir in 60mls (1/4 cup) thin cream just before serving.