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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Grandma Grace & Nana ( Ann Cox)


1 pound sausage
1 Tbs oil
1 c onion diced
2 cloves garlic minced
2 carrots sliced
2 small zucchini sliced
3 beef bullion cubes
2 c hot water
1 qt canned tomatoes chopped
1 tsp crumbled basil
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 c finely chopped cabbage
1 can great northern beans undrained

Crumble sausage in oil - brown
add onions, garlic, carrots, basil
cook 5 min
add zucchini, tomatoes, water, beef cubes, cabbage, salt and pepper
boil then simmer covered for 1 hour
add beans and cook 20 min

(freezes well, can add pasta)

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Personal Notes:
Old Italian recipe from old Italians




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