2 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 carton (32 ounces) chicken broth, unsalted
1 can (28 ounces) tomato puree
1 teaspoon garlic powder (more if you love garlic)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons dried basil (or 2 tablespoons fresh basil)
Pour olive oil into soup pot. Saute onions over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add chicken stock, tomato puree, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and basil.
Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Garnish with shaved Parmesan cheese. Makes 8 servings.
Note: To make this a meal, add ½ cup pasta or cheese tortellini. Simmer 10 more minutes or until pasta is cooked. This recipe is from The Family Caregiver’s Cookbook.