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Minestrone Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pari Kiahosseini
Added: Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 carrots, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
1 red bell pepper (ribs and seeds removed), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
8 ounces green beans, stem ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/3 cup couscous
1 can (14.5 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 can (15.5 ounces) navy beans, drained and rinsed
coarse salt
flat-leaf parsley leaves(optional)
shaved Parmesan cheese, for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
In a 3-quart microwave-safe dish, place oil, carrots, bell pepper, green beans, and garlic; stir to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
Add couscous, broth, tomato paste, navy beans, 1 cup water, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt. Cover; microwave on high until vegetables and couscous are tender, 5 minutes. If desired, stir in parsley, and garnish with cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min

 

 

 

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