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Serves: 4

Hands-on time: 10 minutes

Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  •       2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes
  •       2 tbsp extra-virgin coconut oil
  •       2 tbsp trimmed and finely chopped fresh lemongrass or 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (TIP: When working with lemongrass, trim ends then remove fibrous outer layers prior to chopping.)
  •       1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  •       2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  •       1 clove garlic, minced
  •       1 tsp sea salt
  •       1 tsp thinly sliced fresh basil leaves, optional

Method:

In a blender, combine tomatoes, 1 cup water, oil, lemongrass, lime juice, ginger, garlic and salt. Blend until smooth. Add an additional 1 cup water and blend to combine. Heat. Divide soup among serving bowls. Top with basil, if desired.

Suggestions: for a larger meal, add strips of chicken, tofu chunks or fresh prawns.

Nutritional Bonus: This aromatic soup provides 20% of your daily value (DV) of vitamin C, an immune-boosting nutrient that helps improve your body’s absorption of iron from plant-based sources.

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