Thursday, March 20, 2014

Soup's On!

Healthy Minestrone Soup
This is a great way to get your veggies.
 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees if warming up bread*

2 tsp olive oil
1/8 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, chopped
6 cups finely chopped vegetables of your choice (ie: zucchini, broccoli, carrots, green beans, cabbage, asparagus) Use at least 4 varieties.
4 cans beef or vegetable broth
1 can diced tomatoes, pureed (I like the Italian style tomatoes)
1 can kidney beans, drained
1 can garbanzo beans, drained
1 cup elbow macaroni noodles

2 tbsp. basil pesto
Wheat sourdough bread (*optional)

Saut√© onion and garlic in olive oil until fragrant. Add chopped vegetables, broth, beans and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Add pasta. Cook until pasta is soft.  Put *bread in the oven to warm as pasta cooks.

Ladle into bowls and top with  1 tsp pesto. Use the *bread for dipping.

Enjoy!

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