Immune Boosting Tomato Soup

Serves 4 hearty portions

INGREDIENTS
500ml bone broth or chicken stock or vegetable stock
2 x 400g tinned plum tomatoes
2 small onions – diced
2 cloves of garlic – chopped
2cm fresh turmeric (grated) or 1tblspn of ground turmeric
Olive oil for cooking
Pink salt and black pepper for seasoning
Basil leaves for garnish – and fabulous health benefits

METHOD
1. Put some oil in a large saucepan and sweat onions and garlic on medium heat until softened.
2. Grate turmeric into the mix and add the bone broth (or whichever you are using) and tinned tomatoes. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 10mins.
3. Empty contents into thermal blender and mix until smooth. Alternatively use a hand blender but make sure the soup has cooled before blending, otherwise you may be scalded by the splatters!
4.Once blended return to pan and  re – heat gently. Season with pink salt and pepper and garnish with a basil leaf or two.

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