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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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

Diane Butler
Added: Thursday, February 7, 2008


1 lb ground beef
6 C water
2 beef bullion cubes
2 onions, chopped
2 large carrots, sliced
2 large celery ribs, diced
1 qt tomatoes
2-8oz cans tomato sauce
1 T dried parsley flakes
1/2 t crushed sweet basil
1 t dried oregano
salt and pepper to taste
garlic powder to taste
1 can garbanzo beams
1 can green beens
1 C uncooked bowtie noodles

Brown and drain ground beef. dissolve boulion cubes in water. Add onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes, tomato sauce, parsley, and seasonings. Simmer, covered for 4-6 hours. Thirty minutes before serving, add garbonzo beans, green beans and noodles. simmer until noodles are tender. Enjoy!




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