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Seasoned Minestrone

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Minestrone has a great taste. Minestrone gets its taste from beef mixed with bacon and cheese, cooked with pasta. Minestrone is inspired by many food chains worldwide.
Ingredients
  Beef 1 Pound (Soup Meat Variety')
  Peppercorns 5
  Soup greens 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Lean smoked bacon 1⁄4 Pound, diced
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Tomatoes 2 Large, peeled
  Carrots 2 , sliced or diced
  Leeks 2 , chopped
  Kohlrabi 2 , pared and diced
  Potatoes 2 , pared and diced
  Green beans 1⁄2 Pound, cut into pieces
  Green peas 1⁄2 Pound
  White beans 1⁄2 Can (5 oz), drained
  Spaghetti 1⁄4 Pound
  Pepper To Taste
  Marjoram 1 Pinch
  Basil 1 Pinch
  Thyme 1 Pinch
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Beef soup meat 1 Pound
Directions

Combine beef, peppercorns and soup greens in a soup kettle containing lightly salted water.
Bring to boiling and cook, covered, 2 to 3 hours.
Strain broth and dice the meat.
Return broth and meat to kettle.
Lightly brown the bacon in oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Add chopped onion and garlic.
Cook until golden.
Add tomatoes and cook in skillet about 3 minutes.
Add to soup mixture in kettle and bring to boiling.
Add diced or sliced carrots, leeks, kohlrabi, potatoes, green beans and peas.
Cook until vegetables are half done.
Add white beans and spaghetti.
Cook until spaghetti is tender.
Season soup with salt, pepper and herbs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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