3 tbsp Olive oil 1/2 tsp Black pepper 1 small Onion, chopped 1 tsp Basil 1 lb Tomatoes, chopped 3 pt Stock 1 Carrot, sliced 1 cup Small pasta / broken vermicelli 1 Celery stick, sliced 1 tbsp Chopped parsley 1 tsp Salt Heat oil in soup pot & gently fry the onion for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, carrot & celery. Mix well with the oil. Sprinkle in the seasonings & stir together. Fry for 3 minutes. Add stock & bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes then add pasta. When pasta is tender, serve, garnished with parsley. Bon apetit!