Thick vegetable soup with chia seeds

Ingredients (6 servings):

2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 chopped small onion, 2 chopped chives, 2 chopped celery stems, 1 medium chopped pepper, 2 medium carrots cut, 2 cups fresh green peas, 2 liters of chicken, vegetable or beef broth, 4 large tomatoes (peeled and sliced ), grain of two corn cobs, 1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley, 1/8 cup chia seeds or chia seed powder, pepper, salt to taste, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, if desired.

Cooking method.

Fry with olive oil over medium heat onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper, carrots and peas. After 5-10 minutes add the tomatoes, broth, corn, salt and pepper. Add fire and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and leave to stew for 25-30 minutes. Then add chia seeds for density, lemon juice and other spices to taste. As soon as the soup thickens, it can be served by decorating the greens.