Tomato Basil Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 lbs. canned tomatoes - with juice
  • 1/2 cup brown rice - uncooked
  • 2/3 cup celery - chopped
  • 2/3 cup onion - chopped
  • 2 Tbs. tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2-2/3 cups chicken stock or water
  • 2 Tbs. plus 2 tsp. fresh basil - chopped or 1 tsp. dried

Instructions:

Place all ingredients, except basil (if using dried, add now), in a nonreactive pot over medium high heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly, breaking up tomatoes with edge of spoon. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer about 30 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in fresh basil and serve.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Tomato Basil Soup Recipe?

Recipe makes: 4 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 168
Carbohydrates: 32
Total Fat: 2
Saturated Fat: 1
Cholesterol: 0
Sodium: 813
Sugar: 8
Good for You
Fiber: 3
Protein: 7
Weight Watchers
Points: 3
PointsPlus:4
SmartPoints: