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Swiss Minestrone

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Ingredients
  Beef shanks 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Potatoes 4 Medium, diced
  Carrots 5 , sliced
  Celery stalks 3 , sliced
  Cubed pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs) (If Available)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Scallions 2 , sliced
  Cabbage 1⁄2 Pound, shredded
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen green beans 10 Ounce, Defrosted (1 Package)
  Rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a non-stick pan, heat oil and brown the beef.
2) Transfer the meat in a slow cooker.
3) Pour off the excess fat from the pan.

MAKING
4) In the same non-stick pan, pour in ½ cup of water and boil, stirring continuously to scrape the browned bits.
5) Pour the bits over the meat along with the remaining water, potatoes, carrots, celery, pumpkin, onion, scallions, cabbage, tomato sauce, and salt.
6) Put the lid on and simmer for 8 hours.
7) Take the meat out of the soup and cut the meat into cubes.

FINALIZING
8) Return the meat to the soup along with rice, beans, rosemary and sage.
9) Raise the heat, put the lid and allow to cook for 10 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve hot in a soup bowl sprinkled with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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