Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

 

Unlike most minestrone soup recipes, this quick and easy recipe is made with ground beef. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.

 

 

What you need:

  • 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 c sliced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 c water
  • 1 T dried parsley
  • 1/2 t oregano
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • 1/2 c elbow macaroni
  • 1 c diced onion
  • 1 c sliced carrots
  • 14.5 oz can tomatoes, undrained
  • 15 oz can pinto beans, drained
  • 5 t beef bouillon granules
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 t basil
  • 2 c shredded cabbage
  • Parmesan cheese


What you do:

  • Add all ingredients except cabbage and macaroni to a large saucepan.  
  • Bring to a boil.  
  • Lower heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.  
  • Add cabbage and macaroni, bring to a boil, and simmer until vegetables are tender.  
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.

 

  • Recipe submitted by Joyce O. via Wisconsin.