Tomato and Rice Soup

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  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Soup


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, grated
  • ¼ cup chopped basil
  • 1 28oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ cup parboiled or brown rice
  • Salt to taste
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  1. n a large soup pot, sauté grated garlic and chopped basil at medium heat for about a minute, without letting the garlic brown.
  2. Turn the heat to low, add crushed tomatoes, water and salt. Turn heat to medium high and bring to a boil.
  3. Add rice, stir well. Turn heat to low, cover and let simmer for about 10-15 minutes or until the rice starts to soften (increase the time to 30-35 minutes if using brown rice).
  4. Take pot off the heat and keep it covered for another 10 minutes or until rice has cooked completely.
  5. ENJOY!