Easy soup base

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tsp

Reduced-sodium chicken broth

4 cup(s), or vegetable broth (or homemade)

Uncooked onion(s)

½ small, diced

Garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), crushed with side of a knife

Table salt

1 pinch(es), or to taste

Black pepper

1 pinch(es), or to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until onion softens, about 3 minutes. Add broth and bay leaf (if using). Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer a few minutes. Discard bay leaf. Season to taste lightly with salt and pepper. Broth can be refrigerated up to 3 days or frozen for several months.
  2. Serving size: 1 cup