Lelli's Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Lelli's Minestrone Soup

Paula Forman

By
@paula64

If you'e from lower Michigan you will know doubt know of Lelli's Restaurant. They are famous for their Minestrone Soup. This receipe tastes exactly like it!


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Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
chopped onion
2 Tbsp
butter
2 can(s)
16 oz cans mixed vegetables (drained)
1-32oz can(s)
chicken broth
2- 15oz can(s)
cannelini beans (drained) may sub great northen beans
1- 14oz can(s)
crushed tomatoes
1-8oz box
frozen spinach
1-6oz can(s)
tomato paste
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
dried parsley
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
basil
1/3 c
macaroni, elbow
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
1 c
half and half

Step-By-Step

1saute onion in margarine
2add the above ingredients and simmer for 1 1/2 hours
3process at least half of the soup in a blender. or use a stick blender
4add 1/3 cup macaroni, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and 1 cup half and half
5cook for at least 20 minutes more
6serve with crusty bread and additional parmesan cheese

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian