Chicken Vegetable Minestrone

Jenn Hollis

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@LadyIchor



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Serves:

8

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1
yellow onion, diced
2
carrots, chopped
1
red bell pepper, diced
3
plum tomatoes chopped
1
zucchini, cubed
4
garlic cloves, minced
8 c
chicken broth
15 oz
chickpeas
3 c
chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
2 tsp
salt to taste
1/2 tsp
pepper to taste
1/2 c
small pasta
1/2 lb
green beans
1 c
green cabbage, chopped
2 c
fresh spinach leaves
8
basil leaves
3 Tbsp
oregano
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
2
Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until the onion is translucent.
3
Add carrots, bell pepper, tomatoes and zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are soft and lightly browned.
4
Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer, be careful not to brown garlic.
5
Add broth, chickpeas, chicken, salt and pepper and bring to a boil over medium heat.
6
Reduce the heat to low and simmer uncover for at least 1 hour.
7
Add pasta, green beans and cabbage, bring a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
8
Stirring occasionally.
9
Stir in spinach, basil and oregano and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until pasta is done.
10
Top with some grated parmesan cheese.
11
Serve with crusty bread.

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