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Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients
  Carrots 2 (Peeled)
  Turnips 2 (Peeled)
  Rutabaga 1⁄2 (Peeled)
  Potatoes 2 (Peeled)
  Bacon slices 4 , finely chopped
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Tomato paste 50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Water 75 Large
  Concentrated vegetable broth 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Tomatoes 75 Milliliter, diced (1/3 Cup)
  White rice 75 Milliliter (1/3 Cup, Cooked)
  Green beans 75 Milliliter, chopped and blanched (1/3 Cup)
  Parsley 5 Milliliter, chopped (1 Teaspoon)
Directions

Cut the carrots in 4 lengthwise, then chop.
Dice the turnips, rutabaga and the potatoes, all about the same size.
Set aside the potatoes in water to avoid blackening.
Cook the bacon and the onion in a large saucepan, over low heat, for 5 minutes.
Add the carrots, turnips and the rutabaga.
Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add the garlic and the tomato paste.
Mix well to cover the vegetables.
Add water and the vegetable broth, then include the potatoes and let simmer for 20 minutes.
Add the diced tomatoes, rice, green beans and the parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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