Easy Camping Minestrone Recipe

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Easy Camping Minestrone

Annelise Friedman

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@Annelise_Friedman

This recipe is known as Garden Patch Minestrone and comes from a Betty Crocker cook book.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
2
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
2
stalks celery, thinly sliced
1
small onion, chopped
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1-2
medium zucchini, chopped
1 Tbsp
dried basil
1 5.6 oz box
hamburger helper
1 15 oz. can(s)
dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
5 c
water
1 14.5 oz can(s)
diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
AT HOME:
2
Chop the vegetables & place them in zip lock bags. Refrigerate/freeze them prior to leaving for the trip.
3
Combine powder spices and place in a zip lock bag.
4
AT CAMP:
5
Light a generous amount of briquettes.
6
Lightly oil or spray dutch oven.
7
Saute oil, carrots, celery, onion and garlic over a full compliment of coals until vegetables are almost tender, about 10 minutes.
8
Move bottom coals to a ring around base of dutch oven. Stir in zucchini, basil, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box), beans, tomatoes and water.
9
Cover lid with as many coals as needed to bring soup to strong bubble. Simmer for 35-40 minutes or until vegetables are cooked the way you like them. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

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