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  • 1 28 oz can diced or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish


  • In a 2 quart saucepan, melt the butter and sauté the onions and carrots until the onions are translucent.
  • Add flour, and stir to blend. Gradually add chicken stock, stirring constantly. Add tomatoes, breaking up any large pieces.
  • Simmer 30 minutes. Add vanilla and basil and simmer until heated through.
  • Garnish with fresh basil leaves.


Categories: Misc. Soup/Stew  Savory  Soup  Vegetable 

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