Orzo and Tomato Soup

Recipe Information

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Yield:8 servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butters
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Alessi Garlic Puree
  • 1 1/2 cans Alessi Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup basil, finely chopped
  • Alessi Ground Pepper, to taste
  • 2/3 cups Vigo OrzoAdd
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Grated Romano Cheese, to taste

Directions

In a large, heavy bottomed pot melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft and translucent. When almost done, add garlic and cook another 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, chicken broth, and basil and season with pepper.

Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Cook orzo according to package directions. Add orzo and cream to soup and stir well. Serve with grated Romano cheese.