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Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients
  Beef 1 1⁄4 Pound, cut into 1/2 inch cubes, fat and gristle removed
  Hot water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Bay leaves 2
  Pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs) (One Inch Long, Uncooked)
  Zucchini 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced 1/4 inch thick
  Cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely shredded
  Frozen green beans 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, snipped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen baby carrot 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Canned navy beans 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
Directions

In 3-quart casserole, place beef, water, onion, garlic, basil, pepper, tomatoes and bay leaves.
Cover.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 20 to 25 minutes until meat is tender.
Add pasta, zucchini, cabbage, green beans, celery, parsley and salt.
Cover.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 14 to 17 minutes until vegetables and pasta are tender.
Add baby carrots and navy beans.
Cover.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 10 to 12 minutes; stir after 5 minutes.
Remove bay leaves.
Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef

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