- Step 1
Preheat oven to 220C/200C fan-forced. Place tomato on a baking tray. Drizzle tomato with half the oil and top with thyme. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.
- Step 2
Heat oil in a saucepan. Add onion, garlic and potato. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add tomato paste and sugar. Stir in stock and 1 cup cold water. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, for 15 minutes or until potato is just tender.
- Step 3
Add tomato to stock mixture. Carefully blend soup until smooth. Sprinkle with thyme. Serve soup with crusty bread.