Cretan Tomato Soup with Bulgur and Yogurt
This is a hearty and healthy soup from the Greek island of Crete.
- 2 lt water
- 1 cup coarse bulgur
- 3 cups grated fresh tomatoes
- 1 cup extra-virgin Greek olive oil
- 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
- salt, pepper
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 1 1/2 cups strained Greek yogurt
- fresh mint
Heat the olive oil and sauté the onion until wilted.
Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil.
Add the bulgur and water.
Simmer over low heat for about 45 minutes, until the soup is thick and the bulgur soft.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar.