Thursday, January 29, 2009

Tomato Soup

5 Tomatoes
1 Carrot
1 Onion
2 tbsp grated fresh Coconut
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tbsp Butter
Salt & pepper to taste

  • Dice the tomatoes, grate the carrots, chop up the onions and grate the garlic
  • Heat the butter in a pan and fry onions and garlic for 3mins in medium heat
  • Add tomatoes, carrots, coconut and mix all of them
  • Add around 2teacups of water and boil it until cooked
  • Grind them into a smooth paste. Then strain the soup
  • Add salt and boil for 10mins
  • Add pepper as required
  • Serve hot with bread croutons
Nutrition Facts of
(for source/detailed information; click on the vegetable name)
Tomatoes -
  • Excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin K
  • Very good source of molybdenum, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, chromium, and vitamin B1
  • Good source of vitamin B6, folate, copper, niacin, vitamin B2, magnesium, iron, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, vitamin E and protein
Carrot -
  • Excellent source of antioxidant compounds
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, dietary fiber and potassium

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