Probably there are more than a thousand times as many tomato soup recipes in the world as countries. This German tomato soup recipe is definitively warming and tasty.
- Heat oil in a pan over a medium-low heat, and stew onions and garlic. Add tomatoes and herbs and, when it bubbles, set the heat to low, cover and stew slowly for about 15 minutes..
- Heat bouillon to boiling point and pour into the pan with the tomato, simmer for another 5 minutes more.
- Strain through a sieve. Heat once more, stir in the tomato puree and add the gin.
- Serve in soup bowls garnished with crème fraîche and flaked almonds, if desired.
You can substitute beef broth with the same amount of boiling water and 1-2 beef stock cubes.