Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves – minced
  • 3 C chicken broth
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 cans (14.5 oz each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes – undrained
  • 2 C fresh basil leaves – thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  2. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly
  3. Stir in the broth, salt and tomatoes and bring to a boil
  4. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes
  5. Stir in fresh basil
  6. Place half of the soup in a blender – process until smooth
  7. Pour pureed soup into a bowl, and repeat procedure with remaining soup, OR use an immersion blender until smooth
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