Chunky Tomato Basil Soup

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  • Ingredients

    1/4 cup chopped Green Giant® Fresh Basil leaves
    1 medium Green Giant® Fresh Onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
    3 small Green Giant® Fresh Carrots, shredded (1 cup)
    2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    2 tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
    1 cup half-and-half 1 jar (26 oz) Muir Glen® chunky tomato pasta sauce
    1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® diced tomatoes, undrained

  • Directions

    1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrots; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Add flour; cook and stir until moistened. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking and stirring about 2 minutes or until smooth.
    2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; cook over medium heat about 15 minutes, stirring frequently, just until mixture comes to a boil.
    3. If desired, top with additional chopped fresh basil leaves. 

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving: Calories 400 (Calories from Fat 170); Total Fat 19g; Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 1140mg; Potassium 1040mg; Protein 6g
    % Daily Value: Vitamin A 150%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 15%; Iron 20%; Vitamin D 4%
    Exchanges: 1 Starch, 2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 1/2 Vegetable, 3 1/2 Fat 

  • 4 Servings
    

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