A very tasty and easy to prepare with store-cupboard ingredients Summer-Autumn soup. Lentil and tomato soup will bridge the gap between seasons and help use up those home-grown stocks. Prepared in 5 and ready in 30 minutes this nourishing soup looks as good as it tastes!
Tomatoes are an excellent source of the carotene, lycopene with high bio-availability in processed/tinned tomatoes, great for vision, skin, delicate skin tissue linings, and supports the immune system.
1 sm // onion finely chopped
8ozs // tomatoes or 1 x 14oz can
2 tbsp // olive oil
4 ozs // lentils
1/2 pt // tomato juice
1 1/2 pts // vegetable stock
1/2 tsp // thyme
Celtic sea or Himalayan rock salt
Chop the onions and sweat in oil (fry, no colour under a lid) until transparent
Add remaining ingredients, cover and simmer for 30 minutes
Adjust seasoning and serve