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Minestrone

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Ingredients
  Water/Vegetable cooking liquid 2 Quart
  Garlic cloves 12 Large, peeled and chopped
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole cloves 2
  Leaf sage/1/4 teaspoon dried sage 1
  Thyme/1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Parsley sprigs 6
  Oregano/1/8 teaspoon dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil/1 teaspoon dried basil 2 Teaspoon
  Cubed potato 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced carrot 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ripe tomatoes/3 cups canned tomatoes with juice 6 , cut into sixths
  Sliced zucchini 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Whole wheat shell macaroni 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked kidney beans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese/Romano cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat water to boiling; add garlic cloves, onion, and seasonings except salt and pepper.
Lower heat and let simmer for 30 minutes.
Add potatoes, carrots, and ripe tomatoes, and simmer 15 minutes.
Add zucchini, macaroni, and canned tomatoes; simmer until macaroni is just tender (15 to 20 minutes).
Add kidney beans and heat thoroughly.
Taste and add salt and pepper as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled

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