Shrimp and Mussel Tomato Soup

Tomato soup with shrimp is very popular in various restaurants, so it is often found on the menu. But why go to a restaurant in order to try this dish? This soup can be easily prepared at home for lunch or dinner..

Cooking time 1 hour

Ingredients 6 Servings

Tomatoes 5 pieces
Red onion ½ pieces
Red bell pepper 1 piece
Basil leaves 8 pieces
Garlic 1 clove
Carrots ¾ pieces
Extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons
Modena Balsamic Vinegar 2 tablespoons
Tomatoes in own juice 1 kg
Tabasco red sauce to taste
Salt to taste
Ground nutmeg to taste
A mix of Italian spices to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
Chili pepper ½ pieces
Mussels to taste
White wine 200 ml
King prawns 1 kg
Grana padano cheese 100 g

How to Make Tomato Seafood Soup

Blanch tomatoes, peel and cut into cubes. Red pepper to clear from seeds and membranes and also cut into cubes. Peel and chop carrots, garlic and onions. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a pan and fry all vegetables on it.

Place the fried vegetables in a blender bowl, add the pulp of canned tomatoes, basil leaves, a little Tabasco, balsamic vinegar, salt, ground nutmeg, Italian herbs, ground black pepper, a glass of white wine and half a chili pepper. Beat until smooth..

Pour the resulting aromatic vegetable puree into a saucepan and put on fire. Bring to a gentle boil and leave to cook for ten minutes..

On the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, fry shrimps and mussels in a pan (remove all unopened mussels from the pan and discard). Lightly salt and add some Italian herbs for flavor.

Remove the prepared soup from the heat and pour into plates, add shrimps with mussels to each serving and sprinkle with coarsely grated cheese. Additionally, the soup can be sprinkled with a little balsamic vinegar.

Bon Appetit!