Spicy Tomato & Coriander Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sueie

Tomato Soup with a twist.

Top Review by eva_anita

One of my favourite soups, spicy and full of flavour. Made it many many times and I keep coming back to it. Sometimes I omit leek as it is not easy to get where I live but the soup is still very tasty. Thank you for posting this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 700 g tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1 small leek, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 12-1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 cups chicken or 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • single light cream (to garnish)


  1. In a medium pot, heat oil and cook chopped tomatoes, shallots, leek and bay leaf for a few minutes until transparent, do not brown.
  2. Add garlic, chilli flakes, black pepper, salt to taste, tomato paste and coriander to tomato mixture, then add stock.
  3. Bring to boil and then simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Mix cornflour in a little cold water and set aside.
  5. Remove from heat and blend to your preferred consistency.
  6. Return soup to heat adding cornflour mix and stir over gentle heat abou 2- 3 minutes until thickened.
  7. Pour into bowls and garnish with swirl of cream.

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