Construction workers tomato soup

for 4 construction workers or 8 persons


500 gr convert conversionground beef

1 slice white bread

2 tablespoons milk

1 egg


2 liter water convert conversion

2 packages sifted tomatoes (1 liter convert conversion)

2 can tomato paste (280 gr convert conversion)

8 herbs bouillon cubes (for 4 liter convert conversionsoup)

2 onions

1 large leek

4 large tablespoons cornstarch

2 cans peeled tomatoes (1 liter convert conversion)

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How to prepare:

Mash the crustless bread with milk and beaten egg. Add the ground beef and as many breadcrumbs to get a firm mass. Roll small meat balls.

Fill a pan with 2 liter water and bring to a boil. Add sifted tomatoes, tomato paste, bouillon cubes, thinly sliced onion and sliced leek. Bring to a boil.

Mix the cornstarch with half a cup of water. Add, while stirring, to the soup. Let the soup simmer for 10 minutes.

Add the (slightly mashed) peeled tomatoes with the juice. Bring to boil.

Add the meat balls. As soon as they start floating the soup is ready.

Serve with French bread and garlic butter.

Looking for a easy way to loose some weight?

Eat this soup every other day during lunch and diner and loose 1-2 kilo a week !!

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands
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