Tomato-Fennel Soup

Muir Glen Tomato-Fennel Soup

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 medium bulbs fresh fennel, chopped (3 cups)

1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained

1 can (14 oz) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth

1/4 teaspoon teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Prep time: 15 minutes  |  Total time: 40 minutes

The sweet, subtle flavor of fennel brings a new sophistication to tomato soup.

Preparation & Directions

  1. In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook fennel, onion and garlic in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes, broth, salt and pepper.

  2. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Carefully pour half of the mixture into blender; cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. Repeat with remaining mixture.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Serve-With: Serve this soup topped with a handful of herb-flavored croutons and a sprinkling of Parmesan.

We recommend using organic ingredients where available. For more information see Why Organic?