Friday, January 12, 2007

Vegetarian Spicy Tomato and Pepper Soup Recipe

This is a really quick and easy recipe to make. The soup is delicious and it's also packed full of vitamins and fiber!

2x 400g (14oz) Tins of chopped tomatoes
Tablespoon of Olive Oil
2 garlic cloves
1 medium onion
2 medium carrots
2 peppers (red, yellow or orange)
600ml (1 pint) vegetable stock
Cayenne Pepper
Fresh basil, salt & black pepper to season


(1) Chop the carrots, peppers and onions into small pieces
(2) Gently heat the oil in a pot and crush the garlic
(3) Add the onions, peppers and carrots to the pot and stir for 3-4 minutes
(4) Add the two tins of chopped tomatoes
(5) Pour in the vegetable stock
(6) Add a teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper
(7) You can also add a handful of red lentils at this stage if you wish to make this a more filling soup
(8) Bring the soup to the boil
(9) Allow to simmer for 20 minutes
(19) Use a hand blender to liquidise the soup
(11) Season with salt and pepper and garnish with fresh basil

Hope you anjoy the soup. It's really warming on a cold winter's day!

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