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                             ROMAN HOLIDAY SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Low-fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Chopped onion
    1 1/2   c            Sliced carrots
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1 1/2   c            Sliced green beans
      1/2   c            Uncooked macaroni
    6       c            Defatted chicken broth
      1/2   ts           Salt
   14       c            Tomato paste
    2       cl           Garlic, crushed
    2       tb           Chopped fresh basil or
                         - 1 1/2 tsp dried basil
    6       tb           Grated parmesan cheese
    1       tb           Vegetable oil
    1       tb           Cornstarch
    2       tb           Cold water
    2       c            Drained, canned or cooked
                         - white beans
 
   1. In large saucepan saute' onion and carrots in olive oil until onion is
   translucent.
   2. Add green beans, macaroni, broth and salt. Bring to boil and simmer
   about 10 minutes or until veggies are tender and macaroni is cooked.
   3. In medium bowl, combine tomato paste, garlic, basil and cheese. Slowly
   whisk in oil.
   4. Stir mixture into stew pot. Dissolve cornstarch in water and stir into
   soup over medium heat until soup has thickened slightly.
   5. Stir in white beans and heat through.
  
 
 
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