Crock-Pot Minestrone SoupSubmitted by: CDISHMAN1
IntroductionThis is a healthy soup but not too hardy. Yummy on those cold days or to add to a salad or sandwich combo. This is a healthy soup but not too hardy. Yummy on those cold days or to add to a salad or sandwich combo.
1/4 cup Italian Dressing
2 - 14.5 oz cans of Chicken Broth
2 cups water
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup chopped onion
1 can Dark Red Kidney Beans Rinsed
14.5 oz can of Diced tomatoes with Basil Garlic and Oregano (do not drain)
1 1/2 cups small pasta noodles (shells)
3 cloves garlic minced
Place contents of the pan into a crock-pot and add, chicken broth, water, kidney beans and tomatoes. Season to taste with salt, peper, oregano, pasley, basil. Cook over low heat covered for 6-7 hours of over high heat for 3 hours.
Add pasta noodles and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes or until pasta is soft.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese if desired.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CDISHMAN1.