Tomato Pastina Soup

The Mediterranean diet has been named the top diet of the year by U.S. News & World Reports[1] a number of years in a row. If you’re interested in giving this eating style a try, why not try this soothing homemade soup? Chock-full of fresh veggies, it’s perfect to warm up on a chilly winter day.

Endnotes:
  1. U.S. News & World Reports: https://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/articles/2022-01-04/u-s-news-reveals-best-diet-rankings-for-2022

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Ingredients

Directions

1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add bell pepper, onion, cucumber, and garlic; cook and stir until pepper and onion are tender. Add fresh and canned tomatoes, vinegar, cumin, coriander, pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Remove from heat; cool.

2. Place tomato mixture in food processor or blender; process in small batches until smooth. Return to saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add pasta; cook 4 to 6 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Stir in water; transfer to serving bowls.

Yield: 6 servings. Serving size: 3/4 cup soup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 93, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 214 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fat, 2 Vegetable.


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