My Everyday Soup

While my family prepares for Halloween I am preparing my soup for the following day. As we are busy I revert to my everyday classic soup.

Serves: 4

Approximate Calories: 474 to 378 (118 to 94.5 calories per serving – 378 is using a small punnet of cherry tomatoes)


  • 1 tablespoon of rapeseed oil (other types of oil will do)
  • 1 or 2 splashes of Worcester sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 1 punnet of small tomatoes or 6 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 medium stick of leek
  • 1 peeled medium onion (or 1 large if you like onion) 
  • 1 garlic clove (or 1 squeeze from a tube)
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste (I like the chilli one so I use a teaspoon)
  • 1 table spoon of mixed herbs
  • 2 teaspoons of bouillon
  • 1 Knorr Beef or Vegetable stock pot or equivalents
  • Add hot water to (level 2 in soupmaker) or to cover the vegetables


  • Put all ingredients in the soup maker and set to smooth.
  • Alternatively put all of the ingredients into the pan and bring to the boil, then simmer for 20 minute’s or so then blend when done untill smooth.
  • For a thinner soup add more water, for a thicker soup add less water.

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