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Cheesy Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients
  Stewing beef 1 Pound
  Hot water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Thinly sliced carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Uncooked vermicelli 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), broken into 1 inch pieces
  Sliced zucchini 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canned kidney beans 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Shredded cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese/Romano cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Trim meat by removing fat and gristle.
Cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces.
In 4-quart microproof casserole, place meat and pour in water.
Add onion, pepper, basil, and garlic.
Cook, covered, on HI (max. power) 25 minutes, or until meat is tender.
Add carrots and tomatoes.
Cook, covered, on HI (max. power) 8 minutes.
Stir in vermicelli, zucchini, beans, cabbage, parsley, and salt.
Cook, covered, on HI (max. power) 10 minutes, stirring once.
Allow to stand 5 minutes before serving.
Sprinkle generously with cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Healthy

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