Roasted Tomato and Red Onion Soup With Oregano Oil

Serves 4 to 6
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cooking time 1 hour

Ingredients – soup
1kg mixed and vert ripe tomatoes
2 medium-sized red onions, roughly chopped
1 red pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped (optional)
6 to 8 garlic cloves
3 to 4 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
1 sprig fresh rosemary
2 Tbsp olive ol
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
Healthy natural sweetener, to taste (usually use 6 to 8 drops stevia liquid)
½ tsp dried chili flakes
Good pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper
2 cups stock (or bone broth)

Ingredients – oregano oil
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano
½ clove garlic, minced
3 to 4 Tbsp olive oil
Pinch of salt, or more to taste
A little healthy sweetener, if necessary

Method:
• Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Place all soup ingredients, except the stock, together in a wide, shallow ovenproof dish. Roast for about 45 minutes, or until tomatoes are roasted and starting to caramelize.
• Remove the dish from the oven and set aside to cool to room temperature. Remove the thyme and rosemary sprigs if you used fresh. Spoon the mixture into a large blender and blend until you achieve desired consistency.
• To make the oregano oil, mix the ingredients together and adjust to taste as necessary.
• Just before serving, transfer the soup to a large saucepan on the stovetop, bring to boil, add the stock and simmer gently for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and serve immediately with a drizzle of oregano oil.

Sarah Graham, Wholesome, Pg. 78

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIn

Related Posts

It’s a Gut Feeling

Did you know that Hippocrates proclaimed, “All disease begins in the gut,” nearly 2500 years ago? And he wasn’t wrong! Your gut health is more

Chopped Tuna ‘Mayo’ Salad

Ingredients: (serves 1)1 cup red cabbage1 medium carrot½ cup raw broccoli1 courgette/zucchini1 can shredded tuna in brine1 tsp mayonnaise1 tsp plain natural yoghurt1 tsp olive

For a better healthier lifestyle, subscribe to our newsletter packed with healthy recipe ideas and tips from our experts.