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Minestrone: Nothing Warms A Winter Day Better Than Soup!

Heidi D'Andraia

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • ¼ cup chopped celery

  • 3 slices turkey bacon-chopped

  • 1 clove garlic-minced

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 (14-ounce) can stewed tomatoes with juice – chopped

  • 1/2 cup canned chick- peas or small white beans-rinsed & drained

  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cabbage

  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots

  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/4 cup elbow pasta

Directions:

1. Lightly spray medium saucepan with no stick spray.

2. Add onions, celery, bacon and garlic – stir over medium heat until onions & celery are tender.

3. Add water, tomatoes with juice, chick-peas, cabbage, carrots, parsley, basil, and oregano- bring to a boil then reduce heat.

4. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes until the cabbage & carrots are tender.

5. Add elbow pasta.

6. Return to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

7. Enjoy!

Healthy Highlights: Calories: 131 Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 5mg

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