CHUNKY TOMATO BASIL SOUP

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Found this simple recipe on the back of a can of tomatoes. I LOVE tomato basil soup, always order it in restaurants if they have it.
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06-02-15


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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
onion, chopped
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
1 medium
carrot, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 can(s)
(14.5 oz.ea.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tsp
dried basil, crumbled
3 c
reduced sodium chicken broth
salt and black pepper to taste
8
fresh basil leaves, julienned

Step-By-Step

1In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add oil and saute onion, celery, and carrots until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook another minute.
2Add the diced tomatoes, dried basil, and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
3Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
4Ladle into bowls and garnish with fresh julienned basil. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free