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My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup
red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
pinto beans, drained and rinsed
dried Italian seasoning
small tube shaped pasta, or small pasta shells
How to Make My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup
1In a large soup pot, saute onions and a pinch of salt in the olive oil over medium heat until soft. Add garlic and cook another minute or so.
2Add carrots and stir, then add all of the beans and chicken broth.
3Dice one potato and quarter the other. Add potatoes and Italian seasoning, then add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer until potatoes are tender.
4Add pasta to the simmering soup, remove quartered potato pieces and mash. return this to the soup pot to thicken the broth.
5Simmer until pasta is al dente. Serve with a salad for a hearty meal.
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Posted: Sun, Dec 20, 2009