The charm of this everyday soup lies in its simplicity. This tomato soup is prepared from fresh, hand-picked organic tomatoes and has high nutritional value. We have kept the original taste in the act but you cannot help noticing the marked difference in flavour because of the organic ingredients that go into it.
A vibrant, hearty, soothing, chunky tomato soup to brighten up the rainy season! The key to a delicious tomato soup is in roasting the tomatoes. Its sweet and fresh taste redefines this typically average dish while chunks of tomatoes give it a hearty and filling appeal. Serve small portions with favourite bread or roll. Roasting the heirloom tomatoes, onion, and garlic intensifies their flavours by caramelizing their natural sugars.
Sweet basil and crushed red pepper flakes add just the right amount of seasoning and warmth when blended with the caramelized tomato mixture to make a flavorful chunky soup.
I had been looking forward to trying this soup. It was late at night; I was in a hurry because I was due to leave on an early morning flight. There was no time for a complicated meal - dinner had to be quick to prepare and able to be eaten on the run. I had the can of soup, and there was griddle bread in the freezer, so this would suffice. I was not sure that it would be enough for dinner, but was willing to give it a try.
Less than three minutes after opening the tin, I had reheated the contents in the microwave and toasted some of the griddle bread to go with it. It certainly smelled good; I like tomato soup anyway so was looking forward to my first taste. I was pleasantly surprised when I took my initial sip. Tinned tomato soup is one of those foods I can take or leave, and would not be my first choice because it sometimes tastes more of vinegar than anything else. But this one was different - a new take on an old idea. The tomato taste was fresh and mouth-watering, with a proper chunky tomato texture. Nothing could be further from the acidic puree I had expected. This was real gourmet fodder, enhanced only by the judiciously added spices.
The suggestion was to serve small portions with a roll or some bread, but I was having none of that. This was my dinner and I was hungry - and I was not sharing! And, to my surprise, I had a good-sized meal for one when I factored in the griddle bread. I had not realised that a small tin would be so filling. Not only was it adequate for a meal for one, it was also totally delicious. If I had had a second tin, I might have been tempted to open that as well, although I certainly did not need it.
I appreciated the assurance on the label that the ingredients were all organically grown. I also liked the entire label design, with plenty of information about the soup and the sweet little graphic of a "Little Red Riding Hood" style figure picking the tomatoes. It is certainly a can that would attract consumers because it is so colourful. On a supermarket shelf it would definitely stand out. The price, too, is reasonable given that it is enough for a meal for one person. I look forward to buying this product again in the future.
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