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Tomato Basil Gnocchi Soup

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 sm. onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups veg. broth
  • ¼- ½ tsp. sugar
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb. gnocchi

Sauté onions and garlic in the oil until onions are soft. Add all but the last ingredient, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer, and cook uncovered for 30-40 min. When the soup mixture is almost finished, cook and drain the gnocchi. Puree the soup mixture w/ an immersion blender, and add the gnocchi.


Tomato and Basil Soup

  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 ½ diced white onions
  • 3 tbsps. Minced garlic
  • 3 cups tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 28 oz. (3 ½ cups) veg. broth
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 3 tbsps. Chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ tbsps. Lemon juice

Sauté onions and garlic in canola oil until onions are transparent. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil; and then simmer for 15-20 min. until tomatoes are softened. Blend until smooth.

Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash Bake

  • ½ spaghetti squash, scooped out and cooked
  • 2 tbsps. Olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • Sliced fresh basil leaves, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup grated parm.
  • 1 sliced tomato
  • Shredded mozzarella, to taste
  • Balsamic glaze, to drizzle and serve with

Preheat oven to 375º. In a mixing bowl, combine spaghetti squash, oil, garlic, basil, salt and pepper, and parm. Spread into a greased 8×8” casserole dish. Layd tomato slices on top, and season the tomatoes w/ salt and pepper. Sprinkle w/ mozz. Cheese and additional parm. Bake 15-20 min., or until cheese is beginning to brown. You may drizzle with balsamic glaze, if desired.