Tomato: 3 big or almost 2+ cups chopped
Carrot: 1 cup peeled and chopped
Shredded Cheddar Cheese: as needed
Cinnamon: 1 inch piece
Ginger: 1 small piece
Garlic: 1-2 cloves
Water/Veg Broth: 2 cups+
Once the cooked mixture is cooled,puree in a blender.Strain if interested to remove the tomato seeds and spice bits if remaining.I did not strain.
I went for a thin soup and simmered only for a few minutes after adding the cheese.The amount of cheese depends on your taste.You can use any other processed cheese apart from cheddar.
Check the salt and spiciness and then serve in cups or bowls adding more shredded cheese along with optional pepper.
The soup is definitely spicy without the pepper and is perfect for chilly evenings or for me anytime anyseason.
A spicy hot cuppa is on the way to NoCroutonsRequired:BirthDay Edition hosted this time by BirthDay Girl Holler of TinnedTomatoes and the theme is Tomatoes.The soup is perfect starter along with other items in the BirthDay menu:
Spicy Tomato Cheese Soup with
Peppery Feta Shortbread
Tofu & Vegetable Sate
ChickPeas and Vegetable Rice along with Raitha
Pasta E Ceci with Easy EggplantBake
Black Bean Rice with Tofu &Zucchini skewers
Simple Peas Pulao with Moroccan Chickpeas Stew
Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Bread
HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOLLER,Please make your choice and start the Party with a spicy hot Tomato Cheese Soup.