Quick Tomato Soup

Ingredients:

-3 tablespoons olive oil
-2 carrots, peeled and chopped
-1 small onion, chopped
-1 clove garlic, minced
-1 (26-ounce) jar marinara sauce
-2 (14-ounce) cans chicken broth
-1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
-1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
-1/2 cup pastina pasta
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Warm the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat
2. Add the carrots, onion, and garlic and saute until soft, about 2 minutes
3. Add the jar of marinara sauce, chicken broth, cannellini beans, red pepper flakes, pasta, salt and pepper
4. Simmer for 10 minutes
5. Ladle into bowls and serve