1/4 cup pure olive oil
8 celery stalks with leaves, diced
3 carrots, diced
1 large onion, diced
3 medium potatoes, diced
1 can Italian peeled tomatoes, chopped, with juice
8 cups chicken stock
1 cup frozen peas
1/4lb small noodle pasta
2tbsp fresh basil, chopped
grated parmesan cheese
* Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add celery, carrots and onion. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
* Add potatoes, tomatoes with juice, and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 15 minutes.
* Add peas and pasta. Cook 7-8 minutes or until pasta is tender. Add basil and serve with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.
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