Shortcut Minestrone Soup

Shortcut Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Kimi Gaines


This soup will be perfect for you northerners who are stuck in the snow...sorry girls...I am in Florida and if you are ever down this way look me up...maybe I will make the soup for ya...


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min


  • 4
    bacon strips
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 3 medium
    carrots, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 jar(s)
    spaghetti sauce
  • 4 can(s)
    beef broth
  • 16 oz
    kidney beans, canned (drained and rinsed)
  • 15 oz
    garbanzo beans, canned (drained and rinsed)
  • 2/3 c
    uncooked small shell pasta
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 c
    frozen green beans
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Shortcut Minestrone Soup


  1. Cook bacon till crisp. In drippings cook onion & carrots 3 to 4 minutes till tender. Add garlic.
  2. Stir in spaghetti sauce, broth and beans. Bring to a boil. Add pasta, brown sugar, basil & oregano. Add green beans. Simmer and cook for a while. Garnish with parmesan cheese.

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