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Italian Tomato Soup

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Note: For this recipe, you'll need to use a knife and put the soup pot on the stove, so get help from a grownup. This soup works as a packed lunch if you use a thermos. It also can be frozen in individual containers for future use.


Prep time: 40-50 minutes

What you need:

Equipment and supplies

What to do:

  1. Place olive oil into the large pot over medium heat. (Adult help needed here!)
  2. Add onion, carrots, celery, and garlic and cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in vegetable stock and crushed tomatoes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Stir in basil and pasta and cook until pasta is tender, about 5 additional minutes. Serve hot.

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Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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