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Swiss Minestrone

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  Beef shanks 1 Pound (Impounds)
  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
  Canned tomato sauce 1 4⁄5 Ounce
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen green beans 10 Ounce, Defrosted
  Rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon

Brown beef shanks in hot oil in a large skillet.
Place in slow cooker.
Add some of the water to the skillet and stir to pick up the browned bits.
Add to the slow cooker along with the potatoes, carrots, celery, pumpkin, onion, scallions, cabbage, tomato sauce, and salt.
Cover and cook on low about 8 hours.
Remove meat, cube, and return it to soup.
Add cooked rice, beans, rosemary, and sage.
Cover and continue cooking on high about 10 minutes.
Serve soup hot, garnished with parsley.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.9%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.9 mg8.3%

Sodium 422.9 mg17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.3%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 16 g31.8%

Vitamin A 153.3% Vitamin C 57.9%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Swiss Minestrone Recipe