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Minestrone In Microwave

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  Bacon drippings/Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Carrot 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, coarsely chopped (1 Can)
  Shredded cabbage/Zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Dried basil leaves/Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dried parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned kidney beans 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Frozen peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thawed
  Spaghetti 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), broken into 2-inch pieces

1. In a 3-quart glass casserole, combine drippings or oil and onion and carrot. Microwave, at Time Cook (power level 10) f°r 5 to 6 minutes, or until vegetables are beginning to brown lightly, stirring once.
2. Add broth, water, tomatoes, cabbage or zucchini, garlic, basil or oregano, parsley flakes, salt, and pepper. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 10) for 8 minutes, stirring once.
3. Add remaining ingredients. Cover. Microwave at Time Cook (power level 5) for 10 to 12 minutes, or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Let stand, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes, or until spaghetti is tender.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1354 Calories from Fat 574

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.1%

Saturated Fat 27.3 g136.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.6 mg20.2%

Sodium 5814.5 mg242.3%

Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.2%

Dietary Fiber 41.3 g165.1%

Sugars 39.9 g

Protein 48 g95.5%

Vitamin A 278.8% Vitamin C 195.7%

Calcium 73% Iron 109%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Minestrone In Microwave Recipe