Recipe For Tomato Spinach and Basil Soup

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, torn
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Stir in milk and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato puree and sugar. Mix well, cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Add spinach, basil, salt and pepper and simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, if desired.