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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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

Dora Perry
Added: Friday, July 4, 2008


1/4 c dried white beans
1/4 c dried navy beans
1 garlic clove crushed
1 c pasta, penne
1 c fresh green peas
1 c diced zucchini
1 c chopped Swiss chard
1 c diced carrots
1 c diced potatoes
1/2 c sliced celery
2 tbsp minced onion
1/2 c minced green onion
2 c canned whole tomatoes
2 qts beef or chicken broth or one of each
1 bay leaf
1 tsp basil
1 tsp parsley flakes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Liquid Smoke
1/4 tsp cracked pepper

Quick soak beans or soak overnight. Combine in a large soup pot the rest of the ingredients and beans and simmer for 3-4 hours. Add the pasta during the last hour




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