Easy Tomato and Orzo Soup

[ 0 ] September 17, 2016 |

Easy Tomato and Orzo Soup

Fall is just around the corner. There is nothing better than homemade Tomato and Orzo soup on a cool fall day.

Wondering what to make with all those tomatoes that are ripening up in your garden? Make a batch of homemade tomato and orzo soup.

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This Tomato and Orzo Soup is easy, healthy, comforting and loaded with vegetables.

Easy Tomato and Orzo Soup

 

Easy Tomato and Orzo Soup
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 ½ cups)
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped (½ cup)
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced (1 cup)
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 15-oz. cans diced tomatoes or 4 large tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup dried orzo
  • ½ bunch (6 oz.) Swiss chard, chopped
  • ½ tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ cup torn fresh basil
  • Garnish with parsley
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, or until garlic is fragrant. Stir in onion, carrots, celery, zucchini, and cook 10 to 15 minutes, or until onions are soft.
  2. Add broth, tomatoes, and orzo into soup, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Simmer 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add Swiss chard and thyme; simmer 5 minutes more, or until chard is wilted. Remove pan from heat, and stir in basil.

 
Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Soups

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