Creamy Tomato Soup with Barley and Basil

Creamy Tomato Soup with Barley and Basil

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Made with the goodness of barley, this soup combines tomato and basil to give it a delicious flavour.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time5 minutes
  • Cooking time25 minutes


  • 125 ml Cream
  • 400 ml Tomato paste
  • 400 ml water
  • 1 KNORR Savoury Mince Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 130 g Barley, cooked
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 4 Spring onions
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 15 ml Olive oil
  • 1.3 kg Ripe tomatoes
  • 125 ml Plain yoghurt
  • 30 ml Finely chopped basil
  • 1 Pinch Black pepper to taste
  • 100 g Bread sticks


  • Plunge tomatoes into boiling water for 1 min.
  • Remove and peel the skins, scoop out the seeds and discard them.
  • Chop the tomatoes.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the onion, spring onion and garlic and cook for 3 min.
  • Add the tomatoes to the pan and cook for 6 min, stirring occasionally until the tomatoes have softened.
  • Stir in the barley, KNORR Fresh Ideas Savoury Mince sachet contents and 400 ml water, and simmer for 10 min.
  • Add tomato paste and bring to the boil.
  • Stir in cream, yoghurt and basil and season with black pepper.
  • Serve with an extra blob of yoghurt and shredded basil, with bread sticks on the side.