Wednesday, June 27, 2012



  1. 4 tablespoons oil
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  4. 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  5. 4 cups chicken stock
  6. 1/4 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
  7. 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  8. 1 cup broken pieces of spaghetti
  9. grated cheese (optional)


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.  Add onion, garlic and almonds, cook until onions is transparent.  Check that the onion does not get brown to avoid the soup from becoming bitter.
  2. Stir in stock, pepper and basil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil, add spaghetti and cook until just tender.  Approximately 8 minutes.  Drain pasta and add to the soup.
  4. Serve immediately and top with grated cheese if desired.

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