Chunky Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

Garrison Wayne

By
@TheOrganizedChef

This is a soup that is more akin to a stew. It is very chunky and bursting with tomato flavor. It is a personal favorite.


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Rating:

Serves:

6 - 8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
olive oil
1-2 pinch
red pepper flakes
1/2 c
finely chopped onion
1/2 c
finely chopped red bell pepper
2 Tbsp
finely chopped italian parsley
3 clove
crushed garlic
1 can(s)
24 oz tomato puree
2 c
vegetable stock
2 can(s)
14.5 oz italian style stewed tomatoes
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
salt
pepper
fresh basil leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, heat the olive oil and red pepper flakes over medium/hi heat.
2
Add the onions, red bell pepper, and parsley. Saute 2 minutes, stirring often.
3
Add the crushed garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir often.
4
Add the tomato puree and the vegetable stock. Reduce to simmer uncovered 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
5
Chop the stewed tomatoes and add along with all of the juices, Cook 5 minutes over med heat, stirring often.
6
Add salt and pepper to taste. Add tomato paste to thicken. Adjust to your preference.
7
Serve hot . Sprinkle with freshly chopped basil. Garnish with a whole basil leaf.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy