Plain Pasta Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - small, white/yellow onion (finely chopped).
  • 1/2 cup - celery (optional).
  • 1 can (15-16 oz.) - Italian-style tomatoes (with Basil and other Italian spices).
  • 3 cups - cooked pasta (macaroni, penne, rigatoni, corkscrews, etc.).
  • 6 cups - water (or vegetable broth).
  • 1 cup - chick peas (optional).
  • 2 tsp - olive oil.
  • Italian spices (basil, parsley and oregano; dry or fresh).
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce.
  • Lemon juice (if needed).
  • Salt and pepper (fresh cracked pepper tastes better).

How to Make Plain Pasta Soup

  • Heat oil in soup pot.
  • Add onion (and celery) and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add Italian-style tomatoes and saute for a few more minutes.
  • Add water (or vegetable broth) and boil until the onion (and celery) are soft.
  • Add pasta and season soup with Italian herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Boil for a few more minutes.
  • Add a dash of Tabasco sauce to give a kick to the soup.
  • Add lemon juice, if needed.