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Herbed Tomato Soup

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  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Canned chicken broth 13 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon

Place onion, celery and butter in 3-qt. glass casserole.
Cover and microwave at high setting 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender, stirring after 3 minutes.
Add tomatoes, chicken broth, basil, paprika, salt, pepper and bay leaf.
Cover and microwave at high setting 8 minutes, or until mixture comes to a boil, stirring after 4 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
Pour half of tomato mixture into blender; puree until smooth.
Pour into bowl.
Repeat with remaining half.
Return both portions to casserole.
Cover and microwave at high setting 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture just comes to a boil.
Ladle into bowls and decorate as you want.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 495 Calories from Fat 255

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1790.8 mg74.6%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 19 g37.2%

Vitamin A 166.7% Vitamin C 155.3%

Calcium 32.7% Iron 60.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Herbed Tomato Soup Recipe