*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            HUNTER'S MINESTRONE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Beef
                 Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----FIRST PART-----
    2       ts           Salt
    3       qt           Water
    2 1/2   lb           Beef, cubed
    1                    Garlic clove, crushed
    1                    Bay leaf
                         -----SECOND PART-----
    1                    Carrot, large, sliced
    2                    Celery sticks, sliced
    1                    Onion, medium, cut in 8ths
    1       cn           Kidney beans (12 to 16 oz.)
    1       cn           Tomato paste w/garlic (6 oz)
    1                    Handful green beans (or more)
                         - halved or quartered
    4                    Roma tomatoes -- chopped
      1/2   c            Chianti or other red wine
    1       t            Basil leaves
    2       ts           Creole seasoning
    1 1/2   ts           Oregano leaves
                         -----THIRD PART-----
    8       oz           Pasta shells
      1/2   ts           Paprika
    2       ts           Sugar
 
   FIRST PART: Bring the water to a boil.  Put in all
   first part ingredients and then simmer, covered, for 3
   hours. SECOND PART: Add all second part ingredients to
   pot and simmer for 30 minutes.
   THIRD PART: Add all third part ingredients to pot and
   simmer for and additional 30 minutes.
   Serve with lots of garlic bread.
  
 
 
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