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Artichoke Soup (Zuppa Di Carciofi)

Artichoke soup, sometimes called Zuppa Di Carciofi, is a flavorful, broth-based Italian soup, made with artichokes, Roma tomatoes, onions, and fresh herbs.
 
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Keyword artichokes, gluten free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 130kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • ½ cup finely chopped yellow onion I used a Vidalia onion
  • 2 tbsp good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped Roma tomatoes
  • 14 oz quartered artichoke hearts I used frozen artichokes and steamed them prior to adding to soup
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup julienned fresh basil
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Garnish: freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • Garnish: Homemade Croutons I left these out

Instructions

  • If using frozen artichokes, steam and drain any excess water
  • In a large sauté or frying pan, sauté onion in olive oil until soft, about 3-5 minutes
  • Stir in tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add artichoke hearts, cooking 2-3 more minutes
  • Add broth and basil
  • Bring to a boil
  • Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Garnish with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and croutons, if using

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 911mg | Potassium: 603mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg