Friday, September 7, 2012

Spinach Tomato Soup (Vegetarian)

Soups (Yogurt Rasam, Hot Masala Lentil Soup,Corn Soup & Turmeric Tomato Soup & Vegetable Soup)  are the most basic, simplest and easiest to cook. Basically, anyone can make a soup. So easy, nothing brain cracking, either you saute some garlic, ginger or shallots, and then pour water and then add the rest of the ingredients. Done. Isn't that just so straightforward? Of course though admittedly, there are the complicated soups as well. Not for me. My life is already complicated, I don't think I should load up more complications. Soups for me are also about which ingredients I can pull out from the fridge. Sometimes, with busyness, I am really blinded to ingredients hidden at the far end which must be used up instead of rotting.

Even then, I am not really particular whether I make a vegetarian or non-vegetarian soup. Anything goes literally especially when my day has tired and worn me down (Dhal Bitter Gourd Curry, Aloo Gobi, Vegetable Green Curry, Vegetarian Mutton Varuval, Yam Basket Vegetarian, Mint Mushroom Burger & Shanghai Noodles Vegetarian). For this Spinach Tomato Soup, spinach (Stir Fried Cumin Spinach Tofu) did a whole lot of justice for healthiness (Fish Ball Spinach SoupSpinach Sambar/Dhal Curry) in a mildly tangy soup. Can we now move on to making it please? Thank you. Have a nice day everyone.

1 bunch (about 400g) spinach - remove roots, wash thoroughly and sliced thinly
1 (about 200g) tomato - sliced thinly
5 garlic - chopped
1 onion - chopped
2 sprigs spring onion- sliced thinly
1/2 liter stock (any type of stock, I used vegetable stock)
2 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper for taste

When oil is heated, saute garlic and onion. 
Add tomato and stir for a minute or two. 
Pour in the stock and simmer to heat through. 
Season with salt and pepper.
Add spinach, stir and off the heat.
Garnish with spring onion.
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  1. wow, for someone being tired after work. you still whip up something impressive. Kudos to u!

  2. Awesome and so super easy!!!The best part is that it uses staple ingredients :)

  3. Nava,I am surprised that you managed to write comments even being off for few days. A bowl of warm soup is always welcoming after a tiring day. Your soup is healthy and delicious.

  4. Delicious soup Nava love these kind of soup when I need some break from cooking.

  5. Nothing slows you down better than a lovely cup of soup. Take it easy, darling! Life is too short ;)

  6. great recipe. Thanks for sharing! This would be perfect for the coming fall season...or now hehe :)

  7. ohh...this sounds absolute delicious & inviting
    Tasty Appetite

  8. im drooling for this now... ms.nava!! your food here always makes my saliva running out!! haha

  9. I think this soup is perfect to warm and relax you after a hard day my friend :)

    Choc Chip Uru

  10. hi nava.. wow 1 a very delicious looking dish. gonna love love this-pic very appetizing. i had net connection problem and my browser collapsed. been inactive lately. have a nice day

  11. What a healthy bowl of soup you came up with, Nava. I chuckled when I read your wish about having more than 24 hours a day because I used to think that but I got tired. Now, I just go day by day and if I can't finish a task in one day. . . oh well, there will be tomorrow. Have a good weekend, Nava!

  12. Beautiful, colorful soup! The weather will actually be on the cool side tomorrow...I'm starting to think it's soup weather!

  13. oh that's so healthy :) love the colorful shades in it

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  14. This type of healthy soup I love it especially to warm up a butterfly tummy.

  15. Healthy bowl. Appetizing. Wish you a happy new year.


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