Gin Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Lennie

I have never made this, but have eaten it lots ... it's from a favourite local restaurant and when the newspaper published the recipe, I immediately clipped it. Yum.

Top Review by oonadc

We made this tonight and thought it was excellent! I wanted to use a small amount of gin that we had instead of throwing it out. It wasn't a full 1/3 cup gin, but the soup was still very tasty. I used oxtail stock b/c that's what I had, and added the shredded meat from the stock-making. Also used canned whole, fire roasted tomatoes, which added flavor. This soup was very easy and quick to make. I highly recommend it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a glass bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic, beef stock, thyme, and salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute the mushrooms in the butter for 3 or 4 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato mixture, the Tabasco sauce and the gin and heat just until liquid begins to boil.
  4. Add cream and heat until liquid is just near the boiling point, but do not let it boil.
  5. Serve immediately.

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