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Jalapeno, basil and cilantro soup

Author: Amira

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro- chopped.
  • 1/2 cup basil.
  • 4 roma tomatoes.
  • 1 small yellow onion- quartered.
  • 2 garlic cloves.
  • 1-2 Jalapeno peppers- diced.
  • 2 cups of water + 2 Tbs of bouillon or 2 cups of broth.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric.
  • 1 Tbs tomato paste.
  • Optional : 1/4 cup heavy cream.

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, all the ingredients except for the turmeric, tomato paste and the cream .
  • Bring to a boil and let it cook for 20 minutes or until all veggies are done.
  • Using a blender or a hand mixer, mix the cooked veggies, return the pot to medium heat.
  • Add the paste and turmeric, adjust the salt then add the cream and whisk quickly until everything is incorporated.
  • Pour hot in bowls and enjoy with bread.