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Student Rice & Tomato Soup    Veg  HT  SP  50mins

Serves 1 - 2    Hot Vegetable  Vegetables  Vegetarian  Vegan  Soups  Dairy   Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless  



1 x 400g/14oz tin Tomatoes

1 teaspoon Tomato Puree

150ml/5 fl.oz. Vegetable Stock

Salt and Pepper

25g/1oz Long Grain Rice

Freshly chopped Basil to serve (optional)




1. Put the fresh tomatoes, tinned tomatoes, tomato puree, stock, salt and pepper in a pan, bring to the boil, stirring then simmer for 30 minutes.


2. Liquidise in the saucepan using a hand blender or allow to cool slightly, then  blend in a food processor until smooth.


3. Return to the saucepan, add the rice, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 -20 minutes, or until the rice is tender.


Serve sprinkled with the chopped basil if using.




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Common terms used when making sauces

Blend - To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Coats a spoon – when a substance is rendered thin/thick enough so that when a wooden or metal spoon is inserted into it and taken out, the substance leaves a thin film “coating the spoon”.

Boil - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time.

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


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Blender, liquidiser or hand blender


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Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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