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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Garrett Lynds

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 yellow onions, coarsely chopped
3 celery ribs, coarsely chopped
2 zucchini, coarsely chopped
4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
3 red bell peppers, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 medium-large sweet potato, cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 cup dried lentils or 1 can of lentils
2 cups crushed tomatoes
6 cups water
2 teaspoon salt
1-2 teaspoon pepper
1 bunch parsley, chopped, or dried parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large stockpot, heat the oil over medium heat, add the onions and sauté for 5-7 minutes until translucent.
2. Add the vegetables, lentils, and water, and let simmer for 1-1.5 hours on low heat.
3. Add salt, pepper, and parsley, cook for an additional 5 minutes.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Beans can be substituted for lentils as they are also a good source of fibre and protein.

 

 

 

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