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Minestrone Recipe

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This recipe for Minestrone, by , is from Feeding Cox's Army, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jo Ann Cox Flowers
Added: Saturday, July 12, 2008


1 lb. ground beef
1 c. onion, chopped
1 c. cubed potato
1 c. carrots, sliced
1/2 c. diced celery
1/2 c. shredded cabbage
2-1/2 c. tomatoes, diced
1/4 c. rice
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/4 tsp. basil leaves
5 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1-1/2 qts. water

Brown beef. Combine remaining ingredients. Simmer for 1 hour.

To serve, sprinkle with grated cheese.




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