any small pasta (mini penne, ditalini or mini shells)
leaves of basil torn or a tsp of pesto
fresh spinach, washd n torn
parmesan cheese, divided
How To Make green minestrone
HEAT OLIVE OIL IN LARGE POT N ADD CHOPPD BACON N COOK FOR 3 MINUTES.
NOW ADD ONIONS, CELERY, GARLIC, BAY LEAF, AND ZUCCHINI N SEASON WITH S n P. STIRRING N COOK FOR 5 MINUTES
ADD WHITE BEANS N GARBANZO BEANS N CHICKN BROTH COVER N BRING TO A BOIL.
ADD PASTA N GREEN BEANS N COOK FOR 8 MORE MINUTES. REMOVE BAY LEAVES!
STIR IN SPINACH TO WILT ...ONE MORE MINUTE.
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 ;)
LADLE INTO BOWLS N TOP WITH GRATD CHEESE...ENJOY :)
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