Tomato-basil soup


Tomato-basil soup

Servings: 4

Preparation time: 3 hr



2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

1 medium carrot, finely chopped (1/2 cup)

1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

6 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped (6 cups)

1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

Dash pepper



1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook carrot, onion and garlic in oil about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender but not browned.

2. Stir in tomatoes. Cook uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Cook uncovered about 10 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until hot.



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