Quick Tomato Basil Soup

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Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 6 cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins

Ingredients

1tablespoon butter
1medium onion, chopped
1stalk celery, chopped
1clove garlic, chopped
1can (28-ounce) crushed tomatoes
1/2cup water
1 1/2cups half-and-half
2tablespoons basil, chopped

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add  onion, 1 celery and garlic clove; sauté until tender. Add crushed tomatoes, water, half-and-half or whole milk and basil. Heat thoroughly. 

Recipe by Jo Marshall

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 160
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 240mg
  • Potassium 560mg
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 30%
  • Vitamin C 25%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 10%
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