Basil Tomato-Rice Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a soup pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add in onion, celery, garlic, and basil; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened.
  • In a food processor, puree tomatoes with juice; add to pot with stock and rice; season with sugar, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil; decrease heat, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Stir in parsley.
  • **To make a creamy soup, add 1/2 cup whipping cream along with the parsley.
  • **If you have fresh basil, substitute 2 tablespoons of the chopped fresh basil for the dried basil and add along with the parsley.
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