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tomato & zucchini soup

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Recipe

ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil
2 medium onions
2 small zucchinis
1 garlic clove
2 large tomatoes
a handful of fresh coriander leaves
2 – 3 tbsp laban (sour yogurt)
salt & pepper, according to taste
1 cup water

preparations:

  • Give the onions, zucchinis, garlic, tomatoes, and coriander leaves a quick chop.
  • Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized sauce pan.
  • Add the onions, zucchini and garlic and sauté them over a medium heat for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, and coriander. Cover the saucepan with a lid and cook further for about ten minutes, stirring from time to time.
  • Pour all ingredients into a food processor and grind them till as smooth as possible.
  • Return the ingredients to the sauce pan. Add the laban and whisk well till all of the soup is well mixed and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Return to heat and cook for a few minutes further till desired soup thickness is reached (If you wish a thinner soup consistency, then gradually add some water, while stirring till desired consistency is reached. Then cook for a few minutes further).
  • Your soup is ready to be served 🙂. Enjoy!

tomato, zucchini and yogurt for three vegetarian mezze dishes

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Rich in some of my childhood flavours, these three vegetarian mezze dishes are incredibly easy to prepare and represent an authentic taste of the Levantine cuisine. And they can be eaten on their own or served with some fresh lebanese pita bread.

So next time you plan a get together, make sure to include these three beautiful vegetarian dishes in your menu.

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