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Italian Minestrone Soup

Ingredients
  Haricot beans 3 Ounce
  White stock/Water 1 1⁄2 Pint
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Bacon 2 Ounce, diced
  Seasoning To Taste
  Carrot 1 Large, diced
  Chopped celery 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 8 Ounce (Or Fresh)
  Cabbage 8 Ounce, finely shredded
  Macaroni 2 Ounce
  Parmesan cheese 2 Ounce, grated (For Garnish)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

Soak the haricot beans overnight in the stock or water.
Toss the onion in the hot oil, together with the crushed garlic and bacon.
Add the haricot beans, stock or water and seasoning and simmer gently for about 1 1/2 hours.
Put in the rest of the vegetables, with the exception of the cabbage and macaroni, and cook for a further 20 minutes, adding a little more water if necessary.
Add the cabbage and the macaroni and cook until both are just tender.
Taste and re-season if necessary.
Serve garnished with grated cheese and chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clove
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1277 Calories from Fat 531

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.9%

Saturated Fat 18 g90.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.8 mg20.3%

Sodium 2751.6 mg114.6%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.8%

Dietary Fiber 25.3 g101.2%

Sugars 27.1 g

Protein 66 g131.2%

Vitamin A 310.2% Vitamin C 257.4%

Calcium 101% Iron 47.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Italian Minestrone Soup Recipe