Classic Beef Minestrone Soup

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Sep. 16, 2011

Ingredients

Beef shank/Stew meat 1 Pound
Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Onion 1 , chopped
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Powdered thyme 1 Teaspoon
Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce , cut up (1 Can)
Zucchini 1 , thinly sliced
Canned garbanzo beans 16 Ounce , drained (1 Can)
Chopped cabbage 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Small elbow macaroni 1 Cup (16 tbs) , uncooked
Grated parmesan cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

In slow-cooking pot, combine beef with water, onion, salt, thyme, parsley, pepper, and tomatoes.

Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

Remove beef bones; cut up meat and return to pot.

Turn control to high.

Add zucchini, beans, cabbage, and macaroni.

Cover and cook on high for 30 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 193Calories from Fat 56

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 497 mg20.71%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet