Tuscan Tomato Soup

Dinner ready in an hour! Enjoy this delicious Tuscan soup made with tomatoes and top it with basil.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium carrots, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup shredded cooked chicken
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon salt
10
large tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped (10 cups)
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
Sliced fresh basil leaves, if desired

  • 1 Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook onion and carrots in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until carrot is tender.
  • 2 Stir in chicken, 1/4 cup basil, the sugar, salt, tomatoes and tomato sauce. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended. Serve topped with basil.

Expert Tips

To save time in your busy schedule, use your food processor to chop the onion, carrots, basil and tomatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
1080mg
1080%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
6 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.