Tomato soup with mozzarella and basil

Soup in the sun weather we have now? Admittedly, I was a bit surprised when I asked you for the next court for my Blog. But then I reminded me of my childhood, when we went in the summer to Italy and have visited there my grandparents. Sicily, in August temperatures around 40 ° C are not uncommon there and what it had to give at least you always? Minestrone. Well, for the sake of family I have ever eaten it, although I prefer to eat such dishes in winter.

Tomato soup with mozzarella and basil

No, today I have no minestrone for you. I'm just – again – off the subject because I left my memories run free. But today's soup is just as tasty. I serve you a typical Italian combination today in soup form: Tomato – Mozzarella – Basil. The recipe comes from the book “At the table!” Christian Henze and is also great for cooking beginners 😉

Tomato soup with mozzarella and basil
Total time

Tomato soup with mozzarella and basil

Ingredients: (For 4 people)

  • 500g ripe cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 8 THE Olivenöl
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 small onion
  • 30 Basilikumblätter
  • 400g peeled canned tomatoes
  • 1 ball (buffalo) Mozzarella (125g)
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Oven to 180 ° C (top / bottom heat) Preheat.
  2. The cherry tomatoes wash and prick with a fork several times.
  3. Peel garlic, chop coarsely and place together with the tomatoes on a baking sheet. 5 tablespoons oil over drip, season with sea salt and slide for 20 minutes in the oven.
  4. Finely dice onion. Heat the remaining oil in a saucepan over medium heat and fry the onions until translucent.
  5. Basil leaves and canned tomatoes add to the onions and cook for about 15 minutes at low temperature.
  6. Add the chopped mozzarella and cooked cherry tomatoes and puree everything well with a hand blender.
    Tip: If the soup is too thick liquid, carefully add a little hot water and puree again until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Finally, season the soup with salt and pepper and serve hot.

Soup with tomato, basil and mozzarella

Simple and delicious – typical of the Italian cuisine 🙂 And when the sun no error!

As it looks at you out with soup in warm weather? Eat her happy or do you prefer as a big bow around it?

Sunny greetings

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