*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          ITALIAN MINESTRONE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
                 Pasta                            Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   1/2 ea Green pepper, diced                4 oz Chopped
   spinach 1 ea Carrot, peeled and diced           2 oz
   Elbow macaroni 4    Stalks Celery, diced
   :           16 oz Kidney beans (1 can) 1 md Onion,
   minced                           Salt to taste 4 tb
   Butter                                  Pepper to
   taste 1 qt Chicken broth                      4 tb
   Grated Romano cheese 8 oz Tomato sauce (1 can)
   
   Using a 3-quart saucepan, saute first 4 ingredients in
   butter until tender.
   Add chicken broth, tomato sauce and spinach.  Bring to
   boil.  Add macaroni; return to boil.  Reduce heat and
   simmer 1/2 hour, stirring occasionally.  Add water if
   necessary.  Add kidney beans and seasonings. Heat
   through.  Sprinkle cheese on top.
  
 
 
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