Like gazpacho, this spicy raw tomato and red pepper soup is light and refreshing. Plus, it’s an alkalizing, anti-inflammatory soup, and full of beneficial ingredients that your body will thank you for.
Let the power of red work wonders for your health. Each ingredient has its special nutritional benefit, containing plenty of vitamins, minerals, fibre and proteins.
Ingredients for Spicy Raw Tomato Soup
- red bell pepper
- nutritional yeast
- cilantro, parsley, dill or basil
- chilli flakes
Prep: Quarter your tomatoes. Core and de-seed your bell pepper, cut into slices.
Puree: Place all ingredients in food processor/blender and blend until a soup consistency. Taste for flavor adding extra ingredients to suit your taste.
Then, enjoy as is or place in the refrigerator to chill for 1 hour before eating.
Makes about 3 cups, serves 2 – 3
Serve: Place in individual bowls and top with a squeeze of lemon juice over top and some chopped chives, parsley, dill or basil.
Sliced or diced avocado is also excellent adding a little creaminess!
Would be great with julienned or spiralized zucchini noodles or carrots.
- A single tomato can provide about 40% of the daily recommended minimum of vitamin C. What’s more, tomatoes supply vitamin A, which supports immunity, vision, and skin health; vitamin K, which is good for your bones; and potassium, a key nutrient for heart function, muscle contractions, and maintaining a healthy blood pressure and fluid balance.
- Adding tomatoes without seeds to your diet has been proven in some studies to reduce the risk of kidney stones.
- Because of the Vitamin B and potassium in tomatoes, they are effective in reducing cholesterol levels and lowering blood pressure. Therefore, by including tomatoes in your regular balanced diet you can effectively prevent heart attacks, strokes as well as many other heart related problems that may threaten your life.