GREEN MINESTRONE

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

THIS IS AN EASY RECIPE COMES TOGETHER IN 20 MIN...TASTY N FILLING n JUST IN TIME FOR THE COLD WEATHER BRRRRRRR :)


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
5 slice
bacon, choppd
1 medium
onion, choppd
2 stalk(s)
celery, choppd
2 clove
garlic, smashd
1 large
zucchini, diced
1 large
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
blk pepper
6 c
chickn broth
1 can(s)
garbanzo beans (not draind 15 oz)
1 can(s)
white cannellini beans ( not draind 15 oz)
1 c
fresh green beans 1 1/2 " pieces (can use more)
1 c
any small pasta (mini penne, ditalini or mini shells)
6 large
leaves of basil torn or a tsp of pesto
2 c
fresh spinach, washd n torn
1 c
parmesan cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
HEAT OLIVE OIL IN LARGE POT N ADD CHOPPD BACON N COOK FOR 3 MINUTES.
2
NOW ADD ONIONS, CELERY, GARLIC, BAY LEAF, AND ZUCCHINI N SEASON WITH S n P. STIRRING N COOK FOR 5 MINUTES
3
ADD WHITE BEANS N GARBANZO BEANS N CHICKN BROTH COVER N BRING TO A BOIL.
4
ADD PASTA N GREEN BEANS N COOK FOR 8 MORE MINUTES. REMOVE BAY LEAVES!
5
STIR IN SPINACH TO WILT ...ONE MORE MINUTE.
6
STIR IN 1/2 CUP GRATED CHEESE (OTHER 1/2CUP FOR INDIVIDUAL BOWLS) n STIR IN BASIL OR PESTO IF USING (I USED A FROZEN CHUNK OF PESTO ;)
7
LADLE INTO BOWLS N TOP WITH GRATD CHEESE...ENJOY :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids