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Tomato Basil Orzo Soup

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Savory, light and healthy tomato basil soup with orzo pasta – ready in 30 minutes!


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup packed basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 30-ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth OR vegetable broth
  • 2 cups heavy cream OR fat free half and half
  • 2 cups cooked orzo pasta
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Instructions

  • In a large pot melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and basil and saute til fragrant.
  • Add tomato sauce, broth, and milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and allow to cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in orzo and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with additional basil if desired and serve.
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