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Spiced Tomato Soup

Serves 4


For roasting:
4 large tomatoes on vine, cut into wedges
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
pinch of salt and black pepper
4-5 cloves of garlic, halved

For soup:
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 brown onion, minced

1/2 tbsp roasted mashed garlic
1-2 chillies (serrano peppers), finely chopped (optional)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp za'atar powder (optional)
1.5 cups vegetable broth
1/4 tsp black pepper

6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped (save few for garnish)
Salt to taste


- Preheat oven to 325F.
- Spray olive oil into a roasting pan. 
Place tomato wedges, sprinkle salt and black pepper and toss it all together. 
- Drizzle oil onto a palm-sized foil. Place halved garlic cloves and wrap it up into a parcel. Place the foil in the same roasting pan as tomatoes. 
- Roast for 45-50 minutes.
- Take a large pan. Add oil. As the oil heats up, add onion and garlic and cook until translucent.
- Now add the spices and chillies. Cook for a minute and then add the vegetable broth to the mixture.
- Add the roasted tomatoes, garlic, chopped basil to the liquid. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
- Turn the heat to low and and allow the soup to simmer for 10-12 minutes and thicken.
- Using an immersion blender, puree soup until smooth.
- Ladle it into a bowl. Garnish with fresh-chopped-basil leaves and serve!

Recipe adapted from here
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