Spanish Tomato-Artichoke Soup with Peas


Recipe courtesy of Horizons for Diabetes Awareness Month

(3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
Spanish Tomato-Artichoke Soup with Peas


  • 2 quarts vegetable stock
  • 15 plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 pinches saffron threads
  • 1 dash cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 medium leek, washed and cut into thin rings
  • 2 (12-ounce) jars artichokes, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 red bell pepper, very finely chopped
  • ½ cup sherry wine
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a large pot, combine all ingredients except the leeks, ­artichokes, peas, red pepper, sherry, and extra virgin olive oil, and ­simmer for 20 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Let cool slightly and then puree with an immersion blender or regular blender.
  3. Return the puree to the heat, add the remaining ingredients, and simmer for an additional 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Garnish with a fresh splash of sherry and the extra virgin olive oil.

Yield: 6

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Michele Perez
Michele Perez
11 years ago

I love ur site. I’m a type 2 diabetic n I’m about to go Vegan. Do u have any advice?

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