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Friday, August 28, 2009

Minestrone Soup

This soup is amazing! It's a great way to get lots of veggies in one yummy dish! Hope you love it as much as we do!

Minestrone Soup
1 Tbsp. olive oil
3/4 cup diced onion
1 large carrot (thinly sliced)
2 stalks celery (thinly sliced)
2 cloves minced garlic
2 cups cubed zucchini
28 0z. can diced tomatoes
15 oz. can broth (or water)
1 1/2 cups water
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
15 0z. can garbanzo beans {chick peas} (drained)
15 oz. can kidney beans (drained)
1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni (I use mini bow-tie pasta)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Combine olive oil, onion, carrots, celery, and garlic in a large pot. Saute over medium heat for 5 minutes or until garlic is golden brown.

Add zucchini, tomatoes, broth, water, and Italian seasoning. Stir. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.

Add remaining ingredients, stir. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, or until macaroni is tender.



SnoWhite said...

delicious. This is now on my list for fall foods :)

Heather said...

i am making this asap.

SnoWhite said...

We just made this for dinner tonight -- it was easy, delicious and filling. Yum.

Anonymous said...

I read about it some days ago in another blog and the main things that you mention here are very similar