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{ Recipe } Tomatoey, veggie Soup with avocado creaminess

Tomatoey, veggie Soup with avocado creaminess!

Keep the cold and flu away this Winter with this easy tomatoey, veggie soup with avocado creaminess! No need for cream!

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Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

60g butter (not margarine - real butter)

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 large leek, sliced and chopped

300g carrots, sliced and chopped

1 large zucchini, sliced and diced

600g tomatoes, chopped

1-2 ripe avocados, skinned and seeded

1 tbsp basil leaves, finely chopped

1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

4 cups chicken stock

Optional Garnish:

100g Grilled Breast Fillet Chicken, sliced

1 tbsp basil leaves, finely chopped

1 tsp Ground Cayenne Pepper

Optional Side Dish:

Serve soup with toasted Turkish bread

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a soup pot over medium-high heat.

Add leek and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until leek has softened.

Add carrots. Cook for 1 minute.

Add zucchini. Cook for 1 minute.

Add butter, stir through to coat veggies.

Add tomatoes. Cook for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add stock. Season with pepper and a little salt.

Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low.

Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until carrot is tender. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.

Step 3

Add basil and coriander. Add avocado. Add another one if you require more creaminess.

Blend with a hand blender in the pot or in batches, until smooth. Serve.

Garnish with the sliced grilled chicken breast, a sprinkle of basil and cayenne pepper. This dish is delicious served with fresh, toasted Turkish bread with butter, adds crunch and takes the bite out of the chilli. 

It is soooooo YUMMY! Enjoy! x Heather

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