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Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Canned plum tomatoes 14 Ounce, drained, chopped
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed, drained
  Sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cubed potatoes 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon granules 15 Gram
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pasta 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Uncooked, Pasta Shells)
  Canned cannellini beans 15 Ounce, drained
Directions

Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray, add olive oil, and place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add onion and garlic, and saute 3 minutes.
Add water, tomatoes, spinach, carrots, zucchini, potato, celery, bouillon granules, bay leaf, and seasonings, bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes.
Add pasta shells and beans to mixture; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is done.
Remove bay leaf.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Servings: 
11

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