Green Tomato Soup

“What to do with those green tomatoes . I tried this recipe […] and thought is was very good. I added lentils to mine to make it thicker but that’s optional”, Brian

Full recipe with more information may be found here.


    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 8-10 tomatoes green and red, sliced
    • 1 onion peeled and chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
    • 750ml stock
    • 1 teaspoon dried sage/thyme/mixed herbs
    • pinch salt and pepper
    • Lentils (Optional, as per Brian’s comment)


    1. Place the sliced tomatoes in a large roasting dish
    2. Add the garlic cloves
    3. Drizzle with olive oil
    4. Sprinkle with some salt and pepper
    5. Roast at 180 degrees for about 30 minutes until tomatoes start to char
    6. Put in a saucepan with onion. Add lentils if using (optional).
    7. Add the stock and herbs and bring to the boil
    8. Add a glug of red wine, if you have some
    9. Simmer for 20 minutes
    10. Blend 2/3 of the soup and return to the pan (I like it a bit chunky)
    11. Add a little chilli sauce / cream / grated cheese – to taste

Bon appétit!