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Rosa Marina Soup - Tomato Basil Soup
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Tiny rice shaped pasta with tomato and basil make a flavorful Italian soup.



  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml). butter or margarine
  • 2 small carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml). flour
  • 1 28 oz (784 grm). can crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) uncooked Rosa Marina orzo
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml). sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). salt, or more to taste
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). dried basil
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups (475 ml) hot milk
  • Melt butter or margarine in large saucepan.
  • Add carrots, onion, celery and garlic.
  • Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add flour and cook and stir an additional 2 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except milk, and simmer covered for 10 to 15 minutes or until orzo and veggies are tender.
  • Stir in hot milk, heating through, but do not boil.
  • Serve immediately.
Very warming and tastey.

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