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chunky tomato basil soup

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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. Photo: 06-02-15

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chunky tomato basil soup

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped
  • 1 md
    carrot, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 can
    (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

How To Make chunky tomato basil soup

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    Add the diced tomatoes, dried basil, and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  • 4
    Ladle into bowls and garnish with fresh julienned basil. Serve hot.