Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • bacon 4 slices

  • onion 1 cup chopped

  • garlic 4 cloves minced

  • ground beef ⅓ pound

  • celery 1 cup chopped

  • carrot 1 cup cubed

  • tomato purée 2 cups

  • stewed tomatoes 2 (14½-ounce) cans

  • beef broth 1 (14.5-ounce) can

  • french onion soup 1 (10½-ounce) can

  • water 5 cups

  • red wine ¼ cup

  • basil 1 teaspoon dried and crushed

  • zucchini 1 cup chopped

  • spinach 2 cups fresh rinsed and chopped

  • garbanzo beans 1 (15-ounce) can drained

  • parsley ¼ cup fresh chopped

  • pasta 1 cups uncooked

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • parmesan cheese fresh

Directions

In a large stock pot cook bacon Drain off fat Add onion, garlic and beef Cook until onions are translucent Add celery, carrot, tomato puree, stewed tomatoes, broth, onion soup water, wine, oregano, basil, salt and pepper Cook for 15 minutes over medium high heat Stir in zucchini, spinach, pasta, garbanzo beans, and parsley Cook for 15 minutes Serve with parmesan cheese (optional)


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