Tonia’s winter warmer soup: Ingredients

(Serves 4)

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 tsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 2 carrot roughly chopped
  • 1 fennel roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic or garlic infused oil if garlic affects your gut
  • 1 ½ pts vegetable stock
  • 1 x 400g plum tomatoes or fresh grated tomatoes
  • 1x 200g cans chickpeas drained
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • bunch coriander, chopped.
  • Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt if dairy intolerant.

Tonia’s winter warmer soup: Method

  1. In a large saucepan dry fry the cumin and coriander till they start to jump
  2. Add the oil and onion and gently fry till transparent but not browned.
  3. Add carrots & fennel
  4. Add tomatoes
  5. Add the stock
  6. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. Until all the veg is soft.
  7. Blintz the soup to a smooth texture
  8. Add the chickpeas, and simmer for another 5 minutes
  9. Taste and season.

Serve hot with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkling of coriander, and lots of bread for dipping.

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