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Tuscan Tomato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Ruli
Added: Sunday, September 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large jar of marinara sauce- (32 ounces)
1 can (19 ounces) of cannellini beans, rinsed
1 jar (7 ounces) roasted red pepper
2 T extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic
2 cans chicken broth
1/4 cup thin strips fresh basil leaves
fresh ground pepper
Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
1. Put sauce, beans, oil peppers, and garlic in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
2. Put into a medium saucepan with chicken broth. Stirring often, bring to a simmer over medium heat.
3. Remove from heat; stir in basil. Spoon into bowls and grind fresh pepper on top, Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top and serve with little Parmesan toasts.
Parmesan Toasts: Heat broiler and line a baking sheet with foil. Place thin slices of French bread on foil and sprinkle with 1 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese. Broil 2 to 3 minutes and serve with soup.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Quick, delicious and healthy

 

 

 

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