Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, washed and dried
1-1/2 cups low sodium tomato juice
1/2 cup reduced sodium, low-fat chicken broth
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
3/4 pound tomatoes, cored, cut into pieces
1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1. Place garlic and basil in a Electronic Blender jar. Place cover on blender jar. Turn blender On and pulse on Stir until coarsely chopped, about 5 - 6 times.
2. Scrape jar if necessary. Add remaining ingredients in order listed and blend on Puree until combined, about 30 - 35 seconds.
3. Turn blender Off. Pour into large bowl, cover and chill until ready to serve.