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Roasted Eggplant Soup
Roasted Eggplant Soup
Method
  • Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
  • Place the tomatoes, eggplants, onions and garlic in a large baking pan or two smaller ones.
  • Brush the vegetables with olive oil and roast for 20 minutes. Remove the pieces of garlic so that they don’t burn. Continue roasting for another 25 minutes until the rest of the vegetables turn golden and dark brown in some areas. Well roasted but not burned.
  • When ready, remove pan from oven. Remove the skin off of the eggplants and discard.
  • Add all of the roasted vegetables to a pot along with the thyme and stock. Bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 45 minutes, until the onions soften.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool a bit.
  • Puree the mixture in a blender.
  • Return to pot. Add the heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper and simmer again.
  • Serve in bowls and top with homemade soft cheese
Tip
You can also serve this soup with feta cheese or goat cheese or yogurt.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

138
Calories (kcal)
7 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

11.4
Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

5.2
Saturated Fat (g)
26 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

5.2
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.4
Sugars (g)
5 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

2.4
Protein (g)
5 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.9
Fibre (g)
7 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.3
Sodium (g)
5 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.