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Tomato & Basil Soup

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Makes: 1-1.5L

Serves: 2-4

Tomato & Basil Soup

It boast more flavor than your average tomato basil soup because we add more healthy natural ingredients like cashews, celery & carrot.



  • 2 cup room temperature water
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 shallot/spring onion (with root)
  • 1 stick celery
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 1 handful cabbage
  • 1/4 red capsicum
  • 1-2 handful cashews
  • 1 handful basil (with stalk)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1-2 tsp herbamare/sea salt or a Massel stock cube


  • 1 small slice ginger (with peel)
  • 1/4 jalapeno or chilli (with stem and seeds)
  • red capsicum and basil leaves (garnish)

Optional Chunky Style (blend on Variable 6 for 10 seconds)

  • 1/2 tomato
  • 1 handful basil


  1. Put all the ingredients into the Vitamix 2L container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and quickly increase the speed to 10, then override to High.
  3. Use tamper to effectively press the ingredients into the blades if required whilst processing.
  4. Blend for 3-6 minutes or until desired temperature is reached.
  5. Stop the machine. Garnish with some thin slices of red capsicum and basil leaves and serve.


  • If using hot water run for only 1-2 minutes.
  • Raw Foodist like to only heat their soup to about 45 degrees so no enzymes are lost.
  • this recipe can be reduced by half and made in a Vitamix 0.9L wet container.
  • Make sure to always check that the nuts that you are buying are gluten free.

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