• 2kg fresh tomatoes

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 1 Spanish onion, finely diced

  • 1 stick of celery, finely chopped

  • 2ltr of mixed Vegeta Stock

  • 25g unsalted butter

  • 100ml white wine

  • ½ cup basil, shredded


  • 1.

    Bring the water to a boil, then drop the scored tomatoes into the water for 10 seconds, then remove, peel and de-seed. Place the skins and seeds back into the water and continue boiling for 15 minutes then strain off and keep the stock.

  • 2.

    In a large frying pan, gently melt the butter, then fry the onion, celery and garlic until soft then de-glaze with the white wine.

  • 3.

    Once the wine has reduced toss in the tomato flesh and bring to a boil, simmer for 10 minutes. Add the stock, then blend with a vitamiser.

  • 4.

    Stir through the basil, then serve.


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