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Upstate Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Underwood
Added: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. Italian sweet sausage
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 c diced onion
1 clove minced garlic
1 c sliced carrots
1 tsp basil
2 small sliced zucchini
1 can Italian pear tomatoes, chopped, undrained
1/4 tsp pepper
3 beef bouillon cubes + 1 1/2 cups hot water
parsley
2 c finely shredded cabbage
1 tsp salt
fresh green beans or can of beans with liquid

Directions:
Directions:
Slice sausage crosswise about 1/2 inch thick, brown in oil in deep saucepan. Add onion, garlic,m carrots and basil. Cook for 5 minutes. Add zucchini, tomatoes with liquid, bouillon, cabbage, salt and pepper. Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 hour. Add beans with liquid, cook another 20 minutes. Garnish with parsley. Soup is even better the next day.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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