Spinach and White Bean Soup

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 small onion, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 c. dry white wine

32 oz. low-sodium vegetable stock

15 oz. can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

1 c. sliced zucchini, cut into half moons

2 c. peas

3 c. baby spinach, washed and dried

1 c. freshly grated Parmesan

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Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons good olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped red onions (2 onions)
  • 2 carrots, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 cloves)
  • 4 pounds vine-ripened tomatoes, coarsely chopped (5 large)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup packed chopped fresh basil leaves, plus julienned basil leaves, for garnish
  • 3 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Croutons, for garnish

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