Hearty Chorizo and Tomato Soup
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
2 Garlic Cloves, diced
½ Spanish Onion, diced
2 tins Whole Tomatoes
1 Cup Vegetarian Stock
1 Cup Red Lentils
1 Chorizo Sausage, sliced
¼ Cup Fresh Basil
1 tsp. Fennel Seeds
½ tsp. Fresh Chilli, diced
Salt and Pepper
- In a medium-sized saucepan, sauté olive oil, diced onion, chilli, fennel, garlic, salt and pepper, and chorizo. Cook on medium heat until onions have softened and chorizo is cooked. Lower heat and cover.
- Add two tins of whole tomatoes to the saucepan and bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Add vegetarian stock and continue to simmer.
- Add 1 cup of red lentils. Allow soup to simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add one clove of star anise.
- Once lentils are soft blend with a food processor to even out consistency.
Serve with fresh basil and pepper for garnish.
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