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Speedy Tomato Soup


Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Servings: 6 - Difficulty Level: 2



- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 cup tomato juice
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- Garlic croutons, if desired, for garnish



In a small Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion until it is translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes, with their liquid, the cilantro, basil, and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and cook 20 minutes.

In a blender or food processor, puree the soup. Blend in the tomato juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reheat, and serve, with the croutons, if using.

Each of the 6 servings contains 64 calories and 2 grams of fat.






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