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Marvelous Minestrone

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Marvelous minestrone is a mixed vegetable and mushroom soup made with added barley and macaroni. Cooked together, the marvelous minestrone is is herbed with a medley of fresh herbs and spiced to make a hearty and filling meal.
  Onion 2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Cabbage 3 Cup (48 tbs), finely shredded
  Carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs), finely diced
  Green beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut
  Potatoes 2 , cubed
  Zucchini 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Fresh mushrooms 4 Ounce, sliced
  Stewed tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parsley 3 Teaspoon, minced
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Beef bouillon 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
  Whole wheat macaroni 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Barley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Raw Ones)

1. Saute onion until transparent.
2. Combine garlic, cabbage, carrots, green beans, potatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, and tomatoes in a large soup pot. Add sauted onions and cook for 10 minutes.
3. Add parsley, basil, rosemary, tomato puree, and bouillon.
4. Puree 1/2 cup kidney beans in blender and add to soup. Add remaining 1/2 cup whole kidney beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
5. Add macaroni and barley. Cook for 15 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2232 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4212.8 mg175.5%

Total Carbohydrates 456 g152%

Dietary Fiber 92.9 g371.5%

Sugars 100 g

Protein 108 g216.5%

Vitamin A 977% Vitamin C 602.9%

Calcium 100.2% Iron 217.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Marvelous Minestrone Recipe