Sopa De Tomate (Tomato Soup)

There are few things more comforting than a good bowl of hot soup. The combination of vegetables with some liquid can be a very nutritious food.
First soups were cooked around a wood fire in the neolithic period (11.000 -8.000 years ago?), once humans made clay bowls that they could place over the fire.
The word sopa (soup in Spanish) comes from the Latin word suppa, bread soaked in broth, that comes from the Germanic term soppa with the same meaning.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin C and minerals; it has nutrients that tolerate heat well. One of its main components are lycopene, that has antioxidant qualities.


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For 4 Servings

1 cup Carnaroli rice
1 medium onion, chopped
2-3 tablespoons of EV Olive Oil
½ glass of white table wine
1 pint chicken stock preprepared (or vegetable stock)
1 cup rinsed blueberries
1 cup roasted chestnuts or more, chopped in big pieces
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons gorgonzola cheese (optional)