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With a snowstorm going on outside, I was craving a warm comfort soup. Inspired by the tomato soup of a well-known local chef and four boxes of orzo in the pantry, I came up with this yummy soup. Serve topped with buttered croutons.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Add diced tomatoes, chicken broth, basil, oregano, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • Transfer mixture carefully to a blender in batches and puree; return to the pot. Stir in Gorgonzola cheese, orzo, and sour cream. Continue to simmer until heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

310 calories; protein 13.7g; carbohydrates 34g; fat 12.2g; cholesterol 30.6mg; sodium 697.2mg. Full Nutrition
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