Tomato and Couscous Soup

Total Time
5 mins
30 mins

This tomato soup is nutritious, delicious, easy-to-make and ready in just over 30 minutes. Serve hot, room temp or even cold. Use vegetable stock to make it vegetarian/vegan. This has been adapted from a Julie Le Clerc recipe.

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  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and cook over moderate heat until onion is softened (about 10 minutes).
  2. Add the cumin and garlic, and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for about 15 minutes.
  4. Add couscous and simmer for a further 5-10 minutes, or until couscous is tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve garnished with fresh coriander (cilantro).