Tomato Soup


10 large ripe tomatoes (Peeled)
1 large green apple (peeled and cored)
1 medium onion  (chopped)
3 leeks (Chopped)
1 clove garlic (peeled and crushed)
4 Celery stalks (chopped)
1 tsp olive oil
250ml (1 cup) liquid vegetable stock
Vegetable salt and Pepper to taste

- In a heavy based pot, saute the onion, celery and leeks in the oil

- Add the garlic and fry for 1 minute

- Add the tomatoes and apples and fry for 3 minutes

- Add the Vegetable stock and enough water to cover the tomatoes and bring to a boil

- Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the apple is soft

- Blend and adjust seasoning to taste


Basil and tomato soup

Add 1 small handfull of chopped fresh basil leaves just before serving

Curry Tomato Soup

Add 1 tbsp curry powder with the garlic

Add 1 Tin of coconut milk with the Vegetable stock

Serve with 1 small hand full of Chopped danja (coriander leaves)