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                       Minestrone Soup #2 (diabetic)
 
 Recipe By     : Taken from Family Cookbook Vol.III - ADA
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Diabetic
                 Healthy And Hearty               Italian
                 Soups & Stews                    Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Ingredients:
    1      cup           onion -- chopped
    3      cloves        garlic -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    8      cups          beef broth
    1      cup           zucchini -- sliced
      3/4  cup           carrots -- sliced
    2      ribs          celery -- sliced
    3 1/2  cups          tomatoes -- canned,
                         Italian Plum -- crushed
    4      cups          cannellini beans -- drained
                         or any white bean
    1      cup           cabbage -- shredded
    1      cup           potato -- peeled & cubes
    1      teaspoon      basil -- dry crushed
      1/2  teaspoon      black pepper
    2      tablespoons   tomato paste
    1      Package       green beans -- Italian cut (10 oz)
      1/2  cup           macaroni (elbow)
      1/2  cup           Parmesan cheese -- grated
 
 Method:
 In large stockpot, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until soft but
 not 
 brown (about 10 minutes).  Add remaining ingredients except Italian
 green 
 beans, pasta, and Parmesan cheese.
 Bring to boil; cover; reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
 Stir in beans, pasta and half the Parmesan cheese.  Simmer for an 
 additional 15 minutes.
 Taste for seasoning.  Serve hot or at room temperature.  Serve in bowls 
 with remaining Parmesan cheese.
 
 Yield 10 cups
 
 
 
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 NOTES : Taken from Family Cookbook Volume III - The American Diabetes 
        Association
        
        Serving size = 1 cup
        Diabetic choices (1 cup)
        1 Starch 4 Fruits/Vegetable 1/2 Fat.
        
        Copyright 1987 by the American Diabetic Association and the 
        American Dietetic Association.
        ISBN# 0-13-004145-9