Sunday, October 19, 2008

Quick and Spicy Tomato Soup

Cook Time: 12 min
Level: Easy
yield: 4-6 servings


* 3 tablespoons olive oil
* 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
* 1 small onion, chopped
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 1 (26-ounce) jar marinara sauce (recommended: San Marzano brand)
* 2 (14-ounce) cans chicken broth
* 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
* 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
* 1/2 cup pastina pasta (or any small pasta)
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Warm the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add the
carrots, onion, and garlic and saute until soft, about 2 minutes. Add
the jar of marinara sauce, chicken broth, cannellini beans, red pepper
flakes, pasta, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes. Ladle into
bowls and serve.


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