Mar's Minestrone

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Mar's Minestrone

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I think I may have co-opted some of this recipe from Betty Crocker's cookbook.

  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    32 oz. container of beef broth (or vegetable)

  • 1

    32 oz. container of chicken broth (or vegetable)

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped

  • 8

    celery stalks, sliced

  • 5

    medium carrots, peeled & sliced

  • 2

    elephant cloves of garlic, sliced (or double if regular)

  • 4

    small-medium zucchini, chopped

  • 1

    28 oz. can diced tomatoes

  • 1

    15 oz. can Northern beans, rinsed & drained

  • 1

    15 oz. can light red kidney beans, rinsed & drained

  • (**can switch out the beans to different ones if prefer**)

  • ½

    (or more) 12 oz. bag of frozen green peas

  • ½

    bag of 16 oz. frozen okra

  • 1

    12 oz. bag of small shells ("shell-roni")

  • tsp. basil

  • 1

    tsp. oregano

  • 1

    tsp. cumin

  • ½

    tsp. black pepper

  • 8

    dashes of Worchestershire sauce

Directions

1. Put broth, all the vegetables except the zucchini and frozen ones, the beans, pasta, Worchestershire sauce and spices into dutch oven on medium-high heat. 2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. 3. Then add the rest of the ingredients and bring back to a boil and simmer for 10 to 15 more minutes.


Nutrition

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