Spicy Tomato Soup

It's officially soup season!  Winter is quickly drawing in and there is usually nothing better than a hot soup to warm you up!  It's even better when that hot soup is super fast and easy to make, guaranteeing the best possible flavour in the process.

This delicious tomato soup recipe is a family favourite and has delicate flavours of cumin and coriander infused into it which leaves one always wanting more! ... 


(serves 4 people)

Ingredients:

10 salad tomatoes (cut in half)
3 cups water (1 cup for blending in jug with tomatoes and 2 cups to pour into tomato soup to thin)
1 tsp sugar
0.5 clove of garlic (peeled and grated)
0.5 tsp red chill powder
0.25 tsp green chillies (ground)
1 heaped tsp cumin powder
0.25 tsp paprika powder (sweet paprika)
0.25 tsp turmeric powder
1 vegetable stock cube
1 tsp salt

Optional:  

Fresh coriander/cilantro, washed and finely chopped

Method:

1. Wash the salad tomatoes and put them halved into a jug blender along with one cup of water.  Blend the tomatoes to a complete puree.

2. Sieve the puree completely into a large saucepan and throw away the remaining skins and seeds caught in the sieve.


3. Heat the tomato soup until it is very hot.  While the soup is heating, add two cups of water to thin it down and add in the ingredients as listed above (in the order listed above) and stir well.

4. Once the soup has been heated, stir in the coriander/cilantro, serve and drink while hot.

There you have it; delicious, spicy tomato soup! Keep warm!

'Til next time ... enjoy!
Bon appetit! xx

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