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Slow-Cooked Minestrone

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  Homemade chicken stock/Beef stock / one 49 1/2 ounce can chicken / beef broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Canned diced peeled tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Sliced carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs) (5 Or 6 Medium)
  Fresh green beans 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1-inch pieces
  Celery ribs 3 Large, sliced
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Red potatoes 3⁄4 Pound, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  Dried basil 1 Tablespoon
  Dried italian seasoning 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed through a press
  Chopped fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. In a 6-quart electric slow cooker, mix together the stock, tomatoes with their liquid, carrots, green beans, celery, onion, potatoes, dried basil, Italian seasoning, and garlic.
2. Cover and cook on the low heat setting about 8 hours, or until the potatoes are tender. Stir in the fresh basil and olive oil. Season with salt and garlic pepper to taste. Pass a bowl of grated Parmesan cheese on the side.

Recipe Summary

Slow Cooked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1572 Calories from Fat 350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.4%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.4 mg18.8%

Sodium 5823.3 mg242.6%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.4%

Dietary Fiber 41.4 g165.7%

Sugars 80.7 g

Protein 71 g141.3%

Vitamin A 974.3% Vitamin C 312.6%

Calcium 111.3% Iron 104.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Slow-Cooked Minestrone Recipe