This wonderful soup is delicious either hot or cold.
It is a wonderful way to use up all those extra summer tomatoes from the garden, or in Winter use chopped tinned tomatoes..
I also use the mixture as a base for many other dishes.
Freezes well.



  • 2 large onions thinly sliced

  • 2cups of good chicken stock

  • 1 tblspn of dijon or french mustard

  • 2 tbspns tomato paste

  • 1 cup of orange juice

  • 750g chopped fresh red tomatoes or - 750g tin of crushed tomatoes

  • 1 cup port

  • 2 tspns of sugar

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup of chopped fresh mint leaves

  • Orange zest for garnish


  • 1.


  • 2.

    In a large pan combine chicken stock, mustard, orange juice, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, sliced onions and sugar.

  • 3.

    Bring to the boil and simmer for approximately 30 minutes.

  • 4.

    Remove from the heat, stir in the port, lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.

  • 5.

    Serve with a good swirl of cream, a sprinkle of chopped mint and a few strands of orange zest.

  • 6.

    This soup can be served hot or cold, made the day before and freezes well

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 242kj
  • Fat Total 2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Sugar 24g
  • Sodium 1341mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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