Valentine’s Tomato Soup

This recipe is our fresh take on all-time favourite classics.  It’s quick and easy to make, so that you could spend more time with you loved ones instead of cooking for hours.

Ingredients:

  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 organic carrots diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 vine-ripened tomatoes diced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 3 cups home made or organic chicken stock (or vegetable stock)
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper plus more to taste (optional)
  • 3/4 cup organic regular milk, organic double cream, you can use also almond milk
  • 2 tbsp avocado or olive oil
  • shredded cheese for garnish

 

Method:

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a large, deep stock pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and carrots and sauté for 8-10 minutes, until tender.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, chicken stock, salt, and pepper and stir well.
  5. Bring the soup to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, until the tomatoes are very tender.
  6. Either using a hand blender or food processor and blend until pureed.
  7. Return to the pot, if applicable, and then add milk and stir to combine.
  8. Season to taste with any additional salt and/or pepper. If you need to sweeten it up, use coconut sugar or stevia.
  9. Reheat the blended soup over low heat just until heated through and serve with finely shredded cheese. ENJOY!

 

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