Tomato-Basil Soup

Fully ripe, juicy tomatoes provide the best flavor in this soup. If your tomatoes aren’t completely ripe, you may need to increase the salt and sugar just a bit.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
medium carrots, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small 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 basil leaves or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook carrots, onion and garlic in oil about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender but not browned.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes. Cook uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    550mg
    550%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    170%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 4 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved