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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Minestrone Soup, by , is from Generations of Good Stuff, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathi Fraser
Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006


1 large can chicken broth
1 large can diced tomatoes
1 small can tomato sauce
1 T beef bouillon
1 can Great Northern beans – drained
Chopped onion
Chopped Celery
1/3 head of cabbage – chopped fine
Green Beans
1 lb.of cubed sirloin beef.
Salt and pepper to season
Small elbow pasta or other pasta

In a large stock pot:
Sauté the onions and celery in butter. Add beef and sauté.
Add 1 cup of water and bring to boil.
Add cabbage, carrots, green beans and 1 cup of broth.
Cook until vegetables are tender.
Add diced tomatoes, a small can of tomato sauce and remainder of broth + ˝ can of water.
Add beef bouillon.

Add ˝ hour before serving:
Chopped zucchini and Northern beans.
Cook pasta and add to soup before you serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
"One time when my mother was ill and staying with me. My cousin Kathi showed up and made this soup for us. It is yummy!! "- Ginny Irelan




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