Chunky Tomato-Basil Soup

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
small carrots, shredded (1 cup)
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup half-and-half
1
jar (26 oz) Muir Glen™ chunky tomato pasta sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrots; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Add flour; cook and stir until moistened. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking and stirring about 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; cook over medium heat about 15 minutes, stirring frequently, just until mixture comes to a boil.
  • 3 If desired, top with additional chopped fresh basil leaves.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Fresh chopped parsley can be used in place of fresh basil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.