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Minestrone

Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com

Ingredients:

  • 6 tablespoon butter
  • 4 each carrots, chopped
  • 3 each stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 each onions, chopped
  • 1 each clove garlic, minced
  • 1 each head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 each large can tomatoes
  • 8 cup water, more if needed
  • 1/3 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mixed italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 each potatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 4 each beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 each large zucchini, sliced
  • 2 can kidney beans, drained
  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions:

Melt butter in large soup kettle; saute carrots, celery, onions, garlic, and cabbage, about 20 minutes; stir often. Add tomatoes, water, rice, seasonings, potatoes, bouillon cubes and zucchini.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer covered, at least 30 minutes. Add beans and spinach; return to a boil and cook over medium heat until spinach is cooked; add more water if needed.

Garnish with Parmesan.

Serving Size: Makes 9 servings


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