CHUNKY TOMATO BASIL SOUP
1 Tbspolive oil
1 mediumonion, chopped
2 stalk(s)celery, chopped
1 mediumcarrot, chopped
2 clovegarlic, minced
2 can(s)(14.5 oz.ea.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tspdried basil, crumbled
3 creduced sodium chicken broth
·salt and black pepper to taste
8fresh basil leaves, julienned
How to Make CHUNKY TOMATO BASIL SOUP
- In 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.
- Add the diced tomatoes, dried basil, and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
- Ladle into bowls and garnish with fresh julienned basil. Serve hot.