Saturday, November 1, 2014

Garden Minestrone Soup

"Garden Minestrone Soup" is packed with nutrients, you've hit the jackpot with this one. This is a wonderfully hearty soup that your family and friends will rave above. Plus, it is one way to get your children to each their vegetables.


1 cup finely minced onion 
3 cloves finely minced garlic

1 cup finely minced celery 

1 cup finely minced carrot 

1/4 cup Can't Believe It's Not Butter 
1/2 cup garbanzo beans 
1/4 cup kidney beans 
1/2 cup whole dried peas 
1/2 cup white pea beans 
3/4 cup sliced carrots 
3/4 cup coarsely chopped yellow onion 
3/4 cup sliced celery
3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 
1/4 cup brown or white rice
1/4 cup barley
1 cup shell macaroni
1 1/2 Tablespoons minced parsley 
12 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon basil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
3 quarts vegetable stock
Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese


Slowly sauté finely minced onion, celery and carrot in butter until very brown. 

Add all the ingredients (except parmesan cheese) and about 3 quarts of vegetable stock to the crock pot.

Cook on low until beans are almost about 7 to 8 hours.

Get the macaroni ready by rinsing and set side.

About 20 minutes before serving time add the macaroni.

Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Serve with garlic bread.

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