Potato tomato soup recipe


  • Yield: 4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped; reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped, reserve a few slices for garnish
  • Sea salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, for garnish
How to Make It
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and sauté the scallions and garlic for 2 minutes.
  2. Add water, potatoes, cumin, basil, tomato, red pepper, salt, and pepper and boil for approximately 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Transfer the soup to a blender or food processor with ½ cup of the cooking water and purée until smooth.
  4. Return mixture to saucepan and stir well.
  5. Garnish with sliced red pepper, tomato and dill.

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