Sunday 20 December 2020

Creamy Tomato Soup Vegan and Gluten free

Did you know that tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable?

Tomatoes originated in the South American. There are around 10,000 varieties of tomatoes worldwide. They are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that is good for the heart and effective against certain cancers. Tomatoes are also packed with vitamins A and C, calcium and potassium.

There are many varieties of tomatoes and you can get different colours such as yellow, pink, purple, black and even white.

Some types of tomatoes to lookout for when shopping are:

  • Red Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Green Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cocktail Tomatoes
  • Roma Tomatoes
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Tomatoes on the Vine
  • Plum Tomatoes   

What tomatoes can you use for the soup?

You can use any type of ripe tomatoes but the soup works best with over ripe tomatoes.

Can you leave the onion out?

Yes you can leave the onion out, just skip that step and saute the tomatoes and follow the recipe as normal.

What can I serve with the soup?

Any type of bread can be served with the soup.

Can I freeze the soup?

Yes you can freeze the soup, defrost and  reheat it when you want to eat it.

Can I add cream to the soup?

Yes you can add cream to the soup, but it will not be vegan.

Creamy Tomato Soup Vegan and Gluten Free tomato soup is totally gluten free and vegan
Yield: 2 Servings
Author: Nayna Kanabar
Creamy Tomato Soup-Vegan and Gluten Free

Creamy Tomato Soup-Vegan and Gluten Free

This delicious and creamy tomato soup is simply delicious, its dairy free and also gluten free.
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 15 Min


  • 6 Plum Tomatoes diced
  • 1 small White Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 
  • 500 ml Water
  • 1 Tsp Salt 
  • 1 Tsp Pepper 
  • 1/2 Tsp Chilli Flakes 
  • 1 Tsp Sugar


  1. In a pan add 1 tbsp olive oil and fry the onions until they turn translucent this will take 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes and 500 ml water to the onions and cook the tomatoes for medium heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Blend the cooked tomatoes with a hand blender and then strain the mixture to remove the seeds and skin of the tomatoes.
  4. Return the sieved tomatoes to a pan and season with salt, pepper, chilli flakes and sugar.
  5. Simmer the soup for 2-3 minutes more then serve .


You can use any type of ripe tomatoes.



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  1. Yum! This looks so delicious and tasty!

  2. I tried making soup for the first time last week and it came out okay, but not the best, so I think I need to go simpler and try something like a good classic tomato soup x


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