Chunky tomato and chicken soup with parmesan toasties

A warm bowl of soup is always a nice treat during winter. You’ll never want to buy the readymade stuff again after trying this homemade recipe. It’s also a great soup to freeze and reheat another day. The parmesan toasties are an added bonus!

 

Ingredients

Soup

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium brown onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 350g chicken thigh fillets, cut into strips
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • Diced carrot
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 400g can white (cannelloni) beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 cup macaroni pasta
  • Pinch of sea salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped
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Toasties

  • Sourdough sliced bread
  • Butter, melted
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

 

Method

Soup

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil, onion and garlic. Cook until transparent.
  2. Add chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add stock, tomato puree, tomatoes, bay leaves, beans, sugar and seasoning then bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat, add pasta and simmer for 10 minutes or until al dente. Serve with toasties.

Toasties

  • Brush bread with melted butter
  • Sprinkle Parmesan as desired and bake at 200C, until golden

 

Tell us, what type of soup do you like to make? Will you try this recipe?