Wednesday, May 03, 2006
Rona's Favorite Recipe - Quick Vegetable Soup
I used fresh cauliflower and added more water. My husband and I just loved this soup. It truly is easy and quick to make! Enjoy! Stop by Martha Stewart.com for more 'Everyday Food' recipes.
Quick Vegetable Soup
Serves 2; Prep time: 20 minutes; Total time: 20 minutes
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes in juice
1/2 cup ditalini (or other short tubular pasta)
5 ounces frozen cauliflower (half a 10-ounce package)
1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium. Add garlic and cook, stirring until fragrant, 1 minute. Add tomatoes with juice and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Add pasta and boil 5 minutes; stir in cauliflower, zucchini, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Serve.
Per serving: 280 calories; 5.8 grams fat; 10.1 grams protein; 51 grams carbohydrates; 6.5 grams fiber
Note: To make ahead, cool soup completely before dividing between two airtight containers; refrigerate up to overnight. Reheat over low. Add water as needed to adjust consistency.