Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Tomato macaroni soup



This is one of the easiest and instant soup which one can prepare.Well sound stupid i feel but its true.I just love soups.SO keep experimenting with new flavours and ingredients.Love to watch or even read more recipes and try them with my own twist.So this is one more of my special soup.This is quite filling too.Simple with very minimal ingredients and exotic flavours.Love it.the tangy sweetness of tomato,freshness of basil and chewy pasta make the soup a complete meal itself.Prefect for a chilly night .Well i can have this at any time.And dont ask about the left overs.The taste much better than fresh ones.


Ingredients:
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Tomato Puree - 1 cup
Tomato paste - 1tbsp[Optional]For extra richness
Basil powder - 1 tsp
fresh spinach - 1/4 cup
Tubular macaroni - 1/2 cup
Salt & pepper - as per taste
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic powder - 1/2 tsp
Onion powder -1/2 tsp



Method:-
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1.Take a large vessel fill it with water ,add salt and cook the pasta and remove it just before its done.
2.Take a pan add 2-3 drops of olive oil , add tomato paste and saute for 1 min.then add tomato puree and simmer and cook for 2 mins.Then add chopped spinach, season with salt and pepper,add chilly powder and mix properly.
3.Then add enough water and bring to a boil.
4.Now add cooked macaroni to it ,add fresh or dry basil to it and simmer and cook for 2 mins.
5.Remove and serve with freshly grilled bread at the side.Enjoy hot .

20 comments:

Tee said...

Looks yummy! I love soups and am constantly looking for new recipes.Thanks for this recipe, will try it out soon!

Roopa said...

yumm the soup looks so colorful and with macroni it makes a complete meal.

Coffee said...

That looks gorgeous!!!!! Your pics are getting so much better each day! :) Loved your salad as well. :)

Vcuisine said...

An unusual combination Soumya. Very nice. Viji

Suganya said...

Hey Soumya,
Try cooking the pasta in the tomato water. It beautifully absorbs the falvours of the soup!

sunita said...

I'm a great lover of soup as well...can have a bowl anytime...love your's...

trupti said...

That is just lovely....!

how simple too!

Asha said...

I agree! Macaroni soup and Mac and cheese are the easiest and my kids love it:))
Looks great Sowmya.

Sandeepa said...

It is simple and looks good and would taste lovely too ..what more can we ask for

Jeena said...

What a nice recipe it looks a delicious soup :)

Seema said...

Yu,,y Soup soumya...Wow pathrade layka iddu. Nice presentation.

Cynthia said...

This is such a comforting and filling soup, the bread to sop it all up makes it even more attractive.

USHA said...

Soup looks great .Hmmmmm..yummy yummy...thanks for sharing.

Kajal said...

Looks delicious.......Loved your salad too.:)
Simple and healthy.........:)))

Shivapriya said...

Yummy soup and salad somuya, to make more jhatpat you can use V8 instead of tomato paste. Give it a try next time.

Rasa Malaysia said...

Hi Home Spices,

Thanks for linking to Rasa Malaysia. I appreciate it but I notice that you have a typo. It's Rasa Malaysia.

Thanks and happy eating. :)

Dumela said...

hi sowmya, lovely blog you have here, added you to my reader... macaroni (or any pasta) is my favourite in any form, your soup looks delish!!

Dumela said...

wow sowmya , i had to comment again, as i went thru your recipe index, i wanted to tell you have such yummy recipes, its like i wanted to bookmark all of them to try.... thanks for dropping by so much... wont miss any of your upcoming posts!

Dilip said...

wow...soup looks lovely...thanks for sharing

Vini K said...

Hi Soumya,that soup looks yummy!very nice epsecially today in London,being so gloomy as it is:)