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Basil & Tomato Soup


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Basil & Tomato Soup

Make Yourself Tomato & Basil Soup

Have Basil & Tomato Soup for lunch for a week and the money you save from your normal lunch, you donate to St Basils.

The average UK employee spends £15 on lunch each week.
That’s up to £780 a year.

Get Others Involved

Soup is easy to make in batches, so you could make a load of delicious smelling soup with fresh cooked rolls, and as your co-workers enquire about the warming scent – let them know you’re selling portions to help prevent youth homelessness!

Why not make it a team exercise and get them to do the same?

Tomato soup contains Vitamins C, K, and A,
and basil is high in potassium!

Be Creative

Brunch for Basil?
Lunch for your work-from-home neighbours?
Soup themed Bake-Off night?

With every £9 raised, you’ll be housing a disadvantaged young person for an evening – an evening of safety, security, access to support services, and opportunity.


Basils & Tomato Soup Recipe

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5 sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 tin of plum tomatoes
  • 500ml turkey or vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ cup soured cream
  • 1 tbsp Basils pesto
  • Basil leaves, to serve



Heat the butter or oil in a large pan, then add the garlic and soften for a few minutes over a low heat. Add the sundried tomatoes, tinned tomatoes, stock, sugar and seasoning, then bring to a simmer. Let the soup bubble for 10 mins until the tomatoes have broken down a little.

Whizz with a stick blender, adding half the pot of soured cream as you go. Taste and adjust the seasoning – add more sugar if you need to. Serve in bowls with 1 tbsp or so of the pesto swirled on top, a little more soured cream and scatter with basil leaves.

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Bon Appetit!