Spicy Vegetable Soup

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Serves: 6 |  Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes 


1. Warm 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add the chopped onion, carrot, celery, seasonal vegetables and ½ teaspoon of the salt. Cook, stirring often, until the onion has softened and is turning translucent, about 6 to 8 minutes.

2. Add the garlic, curry powder and thyme leaf. Cook until fragrant while stirring frequently, about 1 minute. Pour in the diced tomatoes with their juices and cook for a few more minutes, stirring often.

3. Pour in the broth and water. Add ½ teaspoon more salt, 2 teaspoons of parsley flakes and cayenne pepper. Season with ground black pepper. Raise the heat and bring the mixture to a boil, then partially cover the pot and reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer.

4. GCook for 25 minutes, then remove the lid and add the chopped spinach. Continue simmering for 5 minutes or more, until the spinach has softened to your liking.

5. Remove the pot from heat. Stir in the lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Taste and season with more salt or black pepper.

6. Divide into bowls and Enjoy..

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