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Monday, October 7, 2013

Minestrone Soup


I have always heard that soup is good for the soul. This is so true, soup just fills you with comfort and is just plain good foodies!  
Total satisfaction!

There is no set recipe for Minestrone, the term Minestrone  is normally used to describe a thick vegetable soup usually with pasta.   I listed my veggies but please feel free to exchange according to your likes.


Just a whole pot of goodness for the soul!
Serve with Crunchy Bread and a little Parmesan cheese.
Minestrone Soup

Ingredients
  • 2 links of Italian Sausage (or your favorite)
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup of diced potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup of diced red bell pepper
  • 48 oz of chicken broth
  • 2 cans (8oz) of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 2 cups of whole wheat curly pasta (or your favorite)
  • 1/2 cup of garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup of corn
  • 1/2 cup of green peas or green beans
Instructions
1. Slice sausage into 1/2 inch rounds, saute in dutch oven or large soup pot until just browned. Remove the sausage pieces with a slotted spoon retaining the grease, set the sausages aside and keep warm
2. In the same pot saute the onions, carrots and potatoes in the grease for about 5 minutes on med heat. Add bell peppers and garlic, saute for 2 minutes. 3. Add chicken broth, tomato sauce and herbs. Bring to a slow boil, add pasta and cook for 8 minutes.
4. Add the garbanzo beans, corn and green peas or green beans and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
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6 comments:

  1. This looks delicious! So hearty and warm for fall!

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  2. I love soup - looking forward to cooler weather! Pinned this :)

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  3. This looks like winter in a bowl!

    Thanks again for joining the Link Up this week!

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  4. This does look good! Saw it as a related post on your main page. #BYB100

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