Old fashioned tomato soup with meatballs and pasta shapes
Updated: Sep 5, 2019
Delicious, old-fashioned tomato soup that takes you right back to your childhood!
Perfect for when the days get shorter and the temperature drops.
Recipe feeds 4 people
- 6 beef tomatoes
- 1 courgette
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 large onion
- 200g pork mince for meatballs
- 100g pasta shapes
- 2 stock cubes vegetable or chicken
- Extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil
- 1tsp dried oregano
- 1tsp dried basil
- 1tsp ground paprika
- sea salt & black pepper
Heat the oil in a large lidded pot. Roughly chop the tomatoes, courgette, garlic and onion.
Add to the hot oil, and cook for 5 minutes.
Add 750ml of boiling water, along with 2 stock cubes (vegetable or chicken depending on your preference) and the dried oregano, basil and paprika. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the meatballs and cook them in boiling water. The meatballs are ready when
they float to the top. Drain and set aside.
Mix the soup until smooth.
Tip: for extra smooth soup, sieve the mixture.
Add the meatballs and pasta shapes. Cook for another 10 minutes until the pasta is ready.