Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Minestrone Soup

4 TBS butter
1 medium chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1 (19 oz) can of cannellini beans
1/2 shredded cabbage
1 (14 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
1 TBS tomato paste
11/2 cup cubed potatoes
2 quarts vegetable broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 TBS dried parsley
1/2 cup elbow macaroni
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1. Melt butter in a heavy stock pot over medium heat.  Add onion and carrots; saute for a few minutes.
2. Add beans, cabbage, tomatoes, tomato paste, potato, stock, garlic, parsley to the pot.  Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat.
3. Simmer for abou 1 hour until vegetables are barely tender.
4. Add pasta and simmer for 30 minutes more.
5. Serve hot with grated cheese.


  1. made it last night and loved it! all those veges was just what our sinus infections around here were needing.

  2. mm.,.ok...making this tomorrow night. sounds like it would hit the spot!


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