Herbed Tomato Soup
This tummy-warming, micro-cooked soup is ready in minutes. Sprinkle croutons or toasted bread pieces on top for garnish.
2 tablespoons chopped onions
1 tablespoon butter
1 (8-ounce) can. tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup water
1 teaspoon chicken base or bouillon granules
- In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave onion and butter, uncovered, on HIGH for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
- Stir in tomato sauce, basil, thyme and pepper. Microwave covered, on MEDIUM for 4 to 6 minutes or until just boiling.
- Stir in water and chicken base. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is heated thoroughly. Serve hot.
Makes 2 servings.