Vitamix Pizza Soup

Change up the ingredients of this 4-minute soup as easily as you change up your pizza toppings.

Vitamix Pizza Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 80 g (½ cup) onion, peeled, diced
  • 40 g (4 ) mushrooms, sliced
  • 75 g (½ cup) green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 16 g (8 slices) pepperoni
  • 1½ ounce italian sausage, cooked, drained, broken into small pieces
  • 360 ml (1½ cup) water
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 45 ml (2½ Tablespoon) tomato purée
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 55 g (½ cup) Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 10 g (2 Tablespoons) grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Sauté garlic, onion, mushrooms, green pepper, and one Roma tomato in the olive oil until tender.
  2. Mix pepperoni and cooked sausage together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place water, half of the sautéed vegetable mixture, 2 tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. Blend for 1-3 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  7. Reduce speed to Variable 2 and remove the lid plug.
  8. Add remaining half of sautéed vegetables, meat mixture, and cheeses through the lid plug opening.
  9. Blend for an additional 5-10 seconds.