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Lemongrass, Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe


This unusual soup recipe incorporates tomato and rice with lemongrass, a very tasty, underestimated herb. Enjoy this refreshing soup on a cold day with a roll or buttered ciabatta bread.

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Lemongrass, Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe

Sadie F
Delicious Lemongrass, Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 307 kcal


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 3cm ginger piece finely grated
  • 1 red chili finely chopped
  • 3 lemongrass stalks discard the outer leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp basmati rice
  • coriander handful, finely chopped


  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil and cook the garlic, ginger, chili, and lemongrass for 2 minutes.
  • Add the spices, cooking them for 1 minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato puree and 600ml water, let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Blitz with a stick blender until smooth then season to taste.
  • Before serving, heat the soup again, add the rice and simmer for 10 minutes, or until rice is cooked.
  • Stir in the coriander and serve.


Calories: 307kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 458mgPotassium: 928mgFiber: 5gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 796IUVitamin C: 25mgCalcium: 105mgIron: 5mg
Keyword easy soup recipes, Lemongrass, Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe
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