Greek, Soup

Tomato soup with rice, feta cheese and basil

Crushed tomatoes simmered together with onion, garlic and spices always becomes so rich and tasty. If you add feta cheese and fresh basil to it, it becomes a feast for the taste buds! The basil may very well be varied with other fresh herbs such as thyme and oregano, or even mix all three!

Serves 4

2 dl brown rice, rinsed
2 onions, chopped
1 kg crushed tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp oregano
0.5 tsp salt
0.5 tsp ground black pepper
4 dl water
150 g feta cheese
4-5 branches of basil, chopped
Oil for frying

Fry the onions for a couple of minutes and include the garlic the last half a minute. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, water, rice and all the spices and boil for about 30 minutes until the rice is al dente. Serve the soup topped with crumbled feta cheese and fresh basil.

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