My Grandpa's "Soup is not a meal" Soup!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 410.1
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,608.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 79.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.2 g
  • Protein: 14.1 g

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This is my grandpa's version of ministrone soup. this is NOT SOUP! This is my grandpa's version of ministrone soup. this is NOT SOUP!
Number of Servings: 10


    8 cups, Tomato Sauce (Plain)
    2 cups water
    4 tsps, Sweet Basil
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    2 cups chopped onion
    Sugar to taste
    4 cups diced celery
    4 cups diced potatoes
    6 cups cooked rice, rinsed
    4 cups red/dark red kidney beans
    1 cup grated parmesan cheese


Spray pot with non stick spray.
Add tomato sauce and water, sweet basil, salt & pepper, garlic, onion, sugar, celery and potatoes to pot.
Bring to boil, stirring often to prevent vegitables from sticking to pan.
Cook until all vegi's are softened.
While the vegitables are cooking, cook enough rice to make 6 cups after cooked, rinse under cool water when done.
Add cheese to sauce then add rice and kidney beans.
Allow this to heat while stirring constantly.
Remove pot from heat and let sit for about 30 minutes.
You are going to Love this one dish meal!

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JACQUALINEG.

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