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
  • 2 large handfuls of baby leaf spinach
From your kitchen
  • A gloss of oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 500ml boiling water or stock, if you have some
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Get a large pot hot. Finely dice your onions. Gloss the hot pot with a little oil. Lower the heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Scrub your carrot. Coarsely grate. Finely dice your tomatoes. Peel and chop your garlic. Finely chop half your chilli.

  • 3.

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

  • 4.

    Add the boiling water or stock. 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.

  • 5.

    Garnish with the remaining chilli for more heat.