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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Minestrone Soup, by , is from The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends and Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Harry Jones
Added: Tuesday, December 19, 2006


2 tablespoons of garlic
1 pound of chopped celery
3/4 pound shredded carrots
3 tablespoons of Parsley
3 tablespoons of basil
1 tablespoon of pepper
3 gallons of beef stock
1/2 # 10 can of diced tomatoes
1/2 # 10 can of green beans
1/2 # 10 can of kidney beans
1/2 # 10 can of garbanzo beans
1 pound of elbow macaroni

Saute the garlic and onions in olive oil.
Add parsley, basil, and pepper.
To this add celery then the carrots.
Add small amount of water and par boil until the vegetables are tender.
Add beef stock and bring to a boil.
Add diced tomatoes, green beans then kidney beans and garbanzo beans.
Bring to a boil then simmer.
Add cooked elbow macaroni just before serving




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