The GI Diet Guide


Simple Tomato and Basil Soup

A sweet and fresh tomato soup recipe with a real thick substance to it. Ideal for vegetarian low GI dieters.  
  Nutritional Information
(per serving)
Calories: 189
Protein: 4g
Fat: 14g
- Saturated: 2g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Carbohydrate: 16g
- Sugars: 9g
Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 1194mg

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(Serves 2)
1 medium sized onion
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 cherry tomatoes/3 vine tomatoes
14oz/400g can plum tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried basil or 5 leaves of fresh basil
¼ pint/150ml water
1 teaspoon salt


Chop the onion and fresh tomatoes into small pieces. Finely slice the garlic and fry in a little olive oil together with the onion, tomatoes and basil.
  Step 1


Step 2  
When the onion has softened a little add the canned tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cover the pan with a lid and leave to simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes. Finally to make the soup smooth blend in a blender or food processor.
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