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       Title: Minestrone 1
  Categories: Soups, Soups & ste, Vegetarian
       Yield: 12 servings
  
  
         2 TB olive oil
         1 lg carrot -- diced
         1 lg celery stalk -- thinly
   :          sliced
         1 md onion -- diced
         1 sm garlic clove -- cut in half
       1/4 Lb green beans -- 1 inch
   :          pieces
         1 md zucchini -- sliced
         1 cn (8-8.5oz) tomatoes
         2    Cubes beef bouillon cubes
       1/4 c  elbow macaroni
       1/2    10 Oz. Bag spinach-coarsely
   :          shredded
         1 cn 15-19oz cannellini beans
   :          (white kidney beans) drained
         1 cn 8-10.5 oz red kidney beans
   :          - drained
         6 c  water
     1 1/2 ts salt
       1/2 ts oregano leaves
         3 c  cabbage -- shredded
   
   In 4 quart saucepan over medium high heat in hot olive
   oil, cook carrot, celery, onion, garlic and green
   beans until lightly browned (about 15 minutes).
   Discard garlic.
   
   Add water, salt, oregano, cabbage, zucchini, tomatoes
   and liquid and bouillon; over high heat, heat to
   boiling, stirring to break up tomatoes. Reduce heat to
   low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until vegetables
   are tender.
   
   Stir in macaroni, spinach and beans; Cook 10 minutes
   longer, or until macaroni is very tender and soup is
   slightly thickened.
   
   Can be spinkled with Parmesan cheese when serving.
   
   Recipe By     : Good Houskeeping All American Cookbook
   
   From: Pat Asher <asher@mcs.Com>       Date: Wed, 30
   Oct 1996 05:36:24 -0600
  
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