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Roasted Aubergine Soup
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Roast Aubergine Soup

This roast aubergine soup with courgettes and tomatoes really makes the most of the late summer harvest. It’s a glorious celebration of those long balmy days and is full of the taste of sunshine.
Course Soup
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 201kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large aubergine (eggplant) diced
  • 2 medium courgettes (zucchini/summer squash) diced
  • 2 medium red onions peeled and sliced into chunks
  • 2 large tomatoes each sliced into 8 lengthwise
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled, halved lengthwise
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste

To Serve

  • 4 tbsp vegan yoghurt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • mint leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200C/390F
  • Toss the diced vegetables in the olive oil and tumble onto a baking tray.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes, turning once, until soft and beginning to brown.
  • Keep one third of the vegetables warm in the oven.
  • Blend the remaining vegetables with the stock and tomato puree until smooth.
  • Pour the blended mixture into a pan and heat it gently until piping hot.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning before pouring the finished soup into warmed bowls and adding the reserved vegetables.
  • Stir lemon juice into the yoghurt and spoon a little into each bowl, topped with a sprig of mint.

Notes

Nutritional information is only an approximate guideline. Calculations will vary according to the ingredients you use and your cooking methods.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 521mg | Potassium: 850mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1267IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg