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Italian Minestrone Soup

Soak 1 cup of dried white beans in 3 qts cold water with beef bouillon. Save 1 1/2 qts of liquid when you drain the beans.
Cook the beans in this liquid for 3 to 4 hours. Skim.
In a skillet, cook in 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 chopped large onion, 1 clove garlic,( minced fine), 3 sprigs parsley, (minced), 3 large carrots, (diced) 3 stalks of celery (diced---including leaves), 1 cup finely shredded cabbage, 1 cup diced raw potatoes. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often.

Add the beans and 1 cup cooked macaroni, 1 tbsp salt, 1 cup stewed tomatoes, and 1/4 tsp of pepper. Simmer everything together for 15 minutes.

Posted by Rhonda on November 06, 1998

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