3 cans (14 ounces each) diced tomatoes, juices drained 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 small onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 medium celery rib, tops removed, chopped 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 bay leaf ½ teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon thyme
Calories 58 (2% from fat) • carb. 12g • pro. 3g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 437mg • calc. 51mg • fiber 4g
Place tomatoes, garlic, onion, carrots and celery in the ceramic pot of the Cuisinart® Slow Cooker. Add the stock, bay leaf, basil, and thyme. Cover and press the on/off button to turn the unit on. Set time 6 hours and press Simmer, until vegetables are tender. Slow cooker will automatically switch to Warm when cooking time has elapsed. Serve as is for a rustic soup, or purée with a Cuisinart® Hand Blender or blender for a more refined one.