Roasted Fennel and Tomato Soup topped with a teaspoon of fresh cream and a fist full of sunflower seeds has all the right flavors and texture. Perfect to sip on those cold winter nights. Here is the recipe to make this delicious soup.
What You'll Need
freshly ground black pepper
Wash fennel bulbs and tomatoes and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
Cut fennel bulbs into thick slices and tomatoes into halves.
Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees C.
Arrange the fennel slices and tomatoes on a baking tray.
Drizzle with a table spoon of olive oil.
Roast for 20-30 minutes.
Remove from the oven and blend in a blender to make a smooth paste.
Heat the remaining olive oil and butter in a pan.
Add garlic and bay leaves and fry for 20 seconds.
Add the pureed fennel and tomato.
Add dried rosemary, dried basil, salt, black pepper and vegetable stock and cook the soup for 10-15 minutes.