This soup is really a whole-meal soup with enough substance for supper. It has it all—protein, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals, with lots of veggies so that you’re bound to satisfy everyone.
Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-low heat. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, parsley, bay leaf, basil, and oregano. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables have softened and released some of their moisture.
Put the tomatoes and juice into a blender cup, cover, and blend for a