Moroccan Cauliflower & Tomato Soup
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
A soup with layers of character. Velvety smooth, gently spiced tomato base with toasty roast cauliflower florets and dukkah.
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  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250ml boiling water
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  • 1.

    Heat your oven to 220°C/Fan 200°C/Gas 7. Put a large roasting tin on the top shelf to heat up.

  • 2.

    Break the cauliflower into small florets, discarding the leaves. Add to the warm roasting tin. Season well. Gloss with 1 tbsp oil. Roast for 15 mins till golden around the edges. Halve, peel and thinly slice the onion. Add it to the cauliflower. Roast for a further 10 mins or till everything’s tender.

  • 3.

    While the veg cook, peel and finely chop the garlic. Finely chop the chilli, discarding the seeds and white bits.

  • 4.

    Set a large pan over a high heat. Add 1 tbsp oil. Lower the heat. Stir in the garlic, chopped chilli and cinnamon stick. Sizzle for a mo. Add the passata and 250ml boiling water. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat. Simmer for 10 mins to thicken and tease out the cinnamon and chilli flavours.

  • 5.

    Zest the lime. Remove the cinnamon stick from the tomato broth. Add the cauliflower, onion, lime zest and a squeeze of lime juice. Season to taste. Dish up into bowls. Serve with dukkah scattered on top.

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