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Italian Tomato Herb Soup

Spice Islands®

Italian Tomato Herb Soup


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 29 minutes

4 servings


1 tablespoon Mazola® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/2 cup diced carrot

1/2 cup diced onion

1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1-1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Italian Herb Seasoning

yogurt OR sour cream, optional

Sage Croutons

4 slices sandwich bread

2 tablespoons Mazola® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 cloves minced garlic

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Sage


In large (2 to 3 quart) microwavable-safe bowl, combine oil, carrot and onion. Cover; cook on HIGH (100% power) 6 to 8 minutes, stirring once, until vegetables are just tender.

Add enough water to tomatoes to make 3-1/2 cups. Stir tomato mixture, tomato paste and Italian Herb seasoning into bowl. Cover; cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 to 4 minutes or until hot. Top each serving with a dollop of yogurt. Float herb croutons on soup or serve on the side.

Sage Croutons: Trim crusts from 4 thin slices of sandwich bread. Combine olive oil with minced garlic; brush on bread slices. Sprinkle with sage. Bake at 400ºF for 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp and golden, turning once.  Cut each slice into 4 triangles. Makes 16 croutons.

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