8 posts tagged Tomatoes

Velvety Tomato Basil Soup (dairy free)

It has been raining on and off here and the temperature is falling. This prompted me to make my favorite fall soup of the simplest kind. This is definitely not your traditional tomato soup with cream, coconut milk. soy milk or almond milk. It is fresh, untainted, delicious, and uses lentil for a luxurious base. Continue Reading

Grilled Eggplant Caprese Salad

Fresh, easy, and pretty enough for a party! Caprese Salad is a perfect salad to add to any dinner, especially in summer when you get plentiful tomatoes and fresh basil. I have taken the liberty of adding grilled eggplant, balsamic glaze, and pesto to the classic Caprese for extra flavor and flair. Continue Reading

Tomato curry in a Hurry

If you're a tomato fan, you'll love this and if you're not, well...maybe this will inspire you to try because it serves as a base to get imaginative. The beauty of this recipe is that it is really quick, easy and delicious curry to serve with leftover rice and veggies on busy days. To bulk it up you can add in boiled eggs, chickpeas, seared paneer, tofu, soya chunks, potatoes, whatever you fancy. The additions are endless. You can even puree it and have it as a soup. Enjoy! Continue Reading

Chickpea Tortilla soup

This flavorful mexican soup is probably one of the best soups I have had at a restaurant. It was so delicious that I tried to duplicate it. I changed a few ingredients around and made tortilla soup with chickpeas, fire roasted tomatoes and chipotle. Garnishing of avocado, shredded cheese and tortilla chips turned the soup into a hearty meal. Continue Reading

Tomato Rasam

Rasam is an appetite stimulating south Indian soup, that is tangy and fiery hot. It can be had strained or just as is for soup or can be eaten along with a bowl of steamed rice. Rasam is a lighter version of sambar, yet with a distinct and appealing flavor. Try it once and I bet you will be hooked! Continue Reading