Tamira soup

Published on Sunday 21st July 2019 by DJ Kirkby

This soup tastes of smoked spices – delicious any time of year.

Ingredients

  • 1 large butternut squash – peeled and chopped
  • 4 med carrots – peeled and chopped
  • 2 sticks celery – washed and chopped
  • 2 bell peppers (any colour) – washed and chopped
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes plus 2 tins water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/4 tsp tabasco or other hot sauce (optional)
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp dried ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½  tsp dried dill-weed
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • 1tsp liquid smoke
  • 20g milled flaxseed
  • Raisins and pumpkin seeds for topping

Method

  • Put everything except the toppings into a wide bottomed saucepan
  • Add extra water if required to bring level of liquid up to just below top of veg.
  • Stir once or twice
  • Cover
  • Cook on medium heat until vegetables are soft.
  • Add more water during cooking if required.
  • Blend vegetables until the soup is smooth.
  • Top with raisins and seeds.
  • Serve hot.

 


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