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Italian Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients
  White beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic/2-3 tablespoon minced garlic in a jar 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Celery stalks 2 , diced
  Chicken broth/6 cups canned fat-free chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Plum tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Liquid butter buds 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine/Cooking wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Basil 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Lite salt To Taste
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red potatoes 3 Medium, diced
  Fresh green beans 3⁄4 Pound, cut diagonally into thirds
  Carrots 2 , diced
  Cooked macaroni 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Soak white beans for 6 hours in 1 quart of water; pour beans with soaking liquid into stock pot.
Bring to a boil and add garlic, onions, and celery.
Cook 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender; add chicken broth, tomatoes, liquid Butter Buds, wine, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper.
Heat to boiling; add potatoes in their jackets, green beans, and carrots.
Reduce heat to simmer; cook 30-45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Add macaroni and serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup

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