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Minestrone

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Warm the oil in a large saucepan or stockpot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrots, and celery and cook until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the broth, water, potatoes, beans, cabbage, pasta, thyme, and salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, partially covered, 15 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, beans, and broccoli and cook 5 to 10 minutes more or until all the vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
By February, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 553
  • Calcium 294mg
  • Carbohydrate 93g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Fat 10g
  • Fiber 16g
  • Iron 8mg
  • Protein 27mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 730mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Carrots in a bowl
If pressed for time, use packages of presliced vegetables found at most supermarkets.

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