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Tomato Soup with Prosciutto and Poached Egg

Tomato Soup you will find in different versions in Portugal . From the more traditional ways till modern cooking. Portugal is one of the major tomato producer worldwide. Most of the Portuguese cuisine is what we can call comfort food . Is it complex? No, in fact, Portuguese cuisine its very easy to cook.


  • 2 Onions

  • 3 Garlic Cloves

  • 2 Bay Leaves

  • 8 Ripe Tomatoes

  • 2 Potatoes

  • 1 Small Carrot

  • 30ml of tomato pulp

  • White Wine

  • 4 Eggs

  • 4 Prosciutto Slices

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Olive Oil

  • Vinegar

Tomato Soup with Prosciutto and Poached Egg Preparation

Start by scoring the bottom of the tomatoes and blanching them in hot water, to peel them. After they are peeled, chop them in chunks.

Chop the onions in chunks as well and start frying them in olive oil in a large soup pot, together with the garlic and bay leaf. Once the onions are starting to caramelize, add the tomatoes and a splash of white wine. Let the alcohol evaporate, then add the potatoes and the carrot, previously peeled and chopped in chunks as well.

Season with salt, pepper, add the tomato pulp and hot water, eno