Tomato Pasta and Basil Soup
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup small Pasta Shapes (such as shells or risoni)
  • 1 this Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 1 brown Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 3 x 425g cans diced Tomatoes
  • 2 cups Vegetable Stock
  • ½ cup small Basil Leaves
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, until just tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, combine oil, onion and garlic in an 8-cup capacity heatproof microwave-safe bowl. Cook uncovered on HIGH power for 2 minutes or until soft. Stir in cinnamon. Cook for 30 seconds on HIGH power.
  3. Add tomatoes and stock. Cook uncovered, on HIGH power for 4 to 6 minute, stirring after 3 minutes, or until soup comes to the boil. Cook for 15 minutes on MEDIUM power or until thickened slightly.
  4. Stir pasta and basil into soup. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls.
Recipe by Australian Recipes and Cooking at http://www.aussiecooking.com.au/tomato-pasta-and-basil-soup/