Tested till perfect Pizza Soup

Pizza Soup

Brimming with the kids' favourite pizza flavours, this soup is a hot lunch to dream about during math class, from our February, 2005 "Mealtimes Made Easy" story. Shredded mozzarella cheese for the top and a buttered whole grain roll are welcome and filling additions.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: February 2005

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups 2cupssliced mushroommushrooms
  • 1 cup 1cupdiced ham or smoked turkey or pepperoni
  • 1 tsp 1tspdried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach of salt and pepper
  • 1/2 1/2chopped sweet green peppersweet green peppers, optional
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 ml) 1can (28 oz/796 ml)diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups 2cupschicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuptomato paste
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Preparation

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; sautee onion, garlic, mushrooms, ham, oregano, salt and pepper until liquid is evaporated, about 6 minutes. Add green pepper (if using), tomatoes, stock and tomato paste; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until flavours are blended, about 10 minutes. (Make-ahead: Let cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cold. Transfer to airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 180 pro 15g total fat 7g sat. fat 1g
carb 18g fibre 4g chol 19mg sodium 1,306mg

% RDI:

calcium 8 iron 21 vit A 15 vit C 63
folate 13
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