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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 173.6
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,222.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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Hearty Minestrone (1.5 cup serving)

Submitted by: JETTERO

Introduction

Tasty Minestrone you can also use up to two tbsp of olive oil but the fat in the sausage is probably enough. Tasty Minestrone you can also use up to two tbsp of olive oil but the fat in the sausage is probably enough.
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    1/2 lb Italian sausage
    1 onion, chopped
    1 tbsp garlic, crushed
    1 cup each chopped celery, carrots, and red pepper
    26 oz can tomatoes (chopped)
    1 1/2 tsp dried basil
    1 bay leaf
    pinch of dried thyme
    6 cups veggie broth
    3/4 cup small pasta shells
    19 oz can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
    1 1/2 cup green beans

Directions

Remove the sausage from casing and lightly brown in large pot.

In same pot, saute onion and garlic until soft. Add vegetables; cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and seasonings. Stir in broth and pasta. Bring to a boil and simmer until pasta is cooked, 10 to 15 minutes. Add kidney beans and green beans and simmer for 10 minutes until beans are heated.

Serving Size: makes 8 1.5 cup servings

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JETTERO.






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