• Margaret Hirsch

FRESH TOMATO SOUP

Today’s #WellnessWednesday recipe from Liviya Nutrition and Fitness is a fabulous fresh tomato soup. It can be enjoyed as is or used as a base for other soups and sauces.


Versatile Tomato Soup (serves 8) Cost of ingredients in September 2020: Approximately R5.50 per person Ingredients



  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 2 carrots, sliced

  • 1 leek, sliced

  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1kg fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 litre vegetable stock

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • ½ tsp dried chillies

  • ½ tsp chicken spice

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • A few sprigs fresh basil, roughly chopped

Method

  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan or pot. Saute the garlic, chillies and spice in the oil before adding the chopped onions, leek and carrots. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

  • Add the tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes. Add the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Take the pot off the heat.

  • Liquidise until smooth using a stick blender and add the chopped basil. Serve with warm crusty bread.

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