spicy tomato soup recipe

Spicy-Hot Tomato Soup (Zuppa Piccante al Pomodoro)

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This is a great dish for vegetarians! Just make sure that you use vegetable broth, not chicken or beef stock.

spicy tomato soup recipe

Spicy-Hot Tomato Soup Ingredients

  • 8 tomatoes (plum tomatoes are best)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 9 ounces. bread
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 bunch fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small chile pod, red, hot (Thai, Serrano, or Birdseye), seeds and stem removed, chopped (or more to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

 

Instructions

  1. Slit tomatoes on the top and submerge in boiling water for a minute. Remove from water, peel and remove seeds.
  2. Combine the tomatoes with the vegetable broth in a blender and puree. Remove and heat in a pan until hot.
  3. Place sliced bread in four soup plates or bowls.
  4. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, basil, garlic, and chile and mix well. Pour heated tomato mixture over the bread and top with garlic-basil-oil mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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