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                             WW-MINESTRONE SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : WEIGHT WATCHERS QUICK START COOKBOOK
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : soups and stews                  weight watchers
                 posted
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      teaspoons     olive oil
    2      cups          shredded green cabbage
      1/2  cup           sliced onion
    4                    garlic clove -- minced
    1 1/2  cups          canned beef broth
    1      cup           chopped canned whole tomatoes and water
      1/2  cup           each: carrots and celery -- chopped
    4      ounces        drained canned white kidney (cannellini)
                         beans
      1/2  cup           diced zucchini
    1      tablespoon    fresh basil or 2 tsp. dried -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
           dash          pepper
    1      cup           cooked small macaroni shells or elbow
                         macaroni
    1      tablespoon    chopped fresh parsley
    2      teaspoons     grated parmesan cheese
 
 In 2 1/2 or 3 quart saucepan heat oil over medium heat: add cabbage, onion,
 and garlic and saute, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.  Add broth,
 tomatoes, water, carrot and celery; cook for 15 to 20 minutes longer.  Add
 beans, zucchini, basil, salt, and pepper and let simmer until vegetables are
 tender, about 15 minutes.  Add macaroni and cook until heated; serve sprinkled
 with parsley and cheese.
 
 Each serving provides: 1 protien exchange; 1 bread exchange; 5 vegetable
 exchange; 1 fat exchange; 40 calories optional exchange
 Per serving: 299 calories; 14 g protien; 7 g fat; 49 g carbohydrate; 1,579 mg
 sodium (estimated) 1 mg cholesterol
 
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