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Minestrone Soup

Courses: Soup
Serves: 14 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 80g / 2.8ozNavy beans
1   Chicken broth - (10 oz)
1   Water
2   Carrots - chopped (medium)
1/2   Cabbage head - shredded (small)
1   Potato - diced (medium)
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlOlive oil
1   Celery stalk - chopped
1   Zucchini - sliced
2   Garlic cloves - minced
1   Freshly-ground black pepper
1   Salt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBasil leaves
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlBouquet garni
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped parsley
1   Tomato sauce - (8 oz)
1/2 cup 118mlNoodles

Recipe Instructions

In an 8-quart kettle add navy beans to chicken broth and water. Cover and cook together for 1 hour. Add carrots, cabbage, potatoes and tomatoes. Cook another 30 minutes.

Saute onions in oil until clear. Add celery, zucchini, garlic, pepper, salt, basil and bouquet garni. Continue to saute until tender.

Add to beans and vegetable mixture. Add parsley and tomato sauce. Cook 20 minutes. More water may be added for desired thickness. Add noodles and cook for 10 additional minutes. If you are going to freeze this soup do not add the noodles before freezing.

This recipe yields 14 cups.

Nutritional Analysis Per 1-cup Serving: 81 calories; 13.4 grams carbohydrate; 2 grams total fat.

Lynn Thomas on the Food BB


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