Chilled Tomato & Couscous Soup

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

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Two ingredients which have a natural affinity are combined to create a refreshing chilled soup that has heaps of flavour and a positively dramatic appearance.


  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 4 large ripe plu



First make the couscous: peel and dice the onion. Deseed the sweet peppers and dice. Deseed the chilli and chop finely. Remove the stalks from the parsley and chop the leaves coarsely, reserving a few whole leaves for garnish. Shred the mint leaves.

Boil the amount of water specified on the couscous packet and pour it over the couscous. Stir for 2—3 minutes