African Spinach Soup Recipe | Abel & Cole
African Spinach Soup
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
A terrific soup celebrating our highly nutritious, vitamin-full baby leaf spinach and a host of seasonal organic vegetables. Make it as chilli as you like it.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 2 onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 100g baby leaf spinach
From your kitchen
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 750ml boiling water
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Get a large pot hot. Peel and finely dice the onions. Gloss the hot pot with 1 tbsp oil. Lower the heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook the onions for 10 mins, stirring occasionally.

  • 2.

    Scrub the carrot. Coarsely grate it. Finely dice the tomatoes. Peel and chop the garlic. Finely chop the chilli, discarding the seeds and white pith for less heat.

  • 3.

    When the onion is meltingly tender, swirl in the carrot, tomato, garlic and most of the chilli. Cook over medium heat for 5 mins till the tomatoes collapse into a sticky paste.

  • 4.

    Dissolve the stock cube in 750ml boiling water. Bring to a gentle boil. Lower heat. Simmer 5 mins. Swirl in the spinach till it wilts into the soup. Taste. Tweak seasoning to your liking. ladle into warm bowls and serve, garnished with remaining chilli.

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