Meatless Minestrone

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

This recipe for traditional Italian soup may have quite a few ingredients,

but it couldn't be easier to prepare. Plus, it's packed with wonderful

flavor and nutrition. --- Margaret Shauers, Great Bend, Kansas


1 medium Onion; chopped
3/4 cup celery; sliced
2 medium carrots; sliced
3 Tablespoons Butter
2 14.5-oz cans stewed tomatoes
2 14.5-oz cans chicken broth
2 cups Water
4 cups cabbage; shredded
1 medium potato; peeled and diced
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1 tablespoon Dried basil
2 1/4 teaspoons Dried Oregano
2 teaspoons parsley flakes; fresh or dried
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
1 16-oz can kidney beans; rinsed and drained
1/2 cup Rice; cooked

Original recipe makes 9



In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, saute onion, celery and carrots in butter until vegetables are tender.

Add tomatoes, broth, water, cabbage, potato and seasonings; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Stir in beans and rice; heat through.

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Amazingly filling and delicious! I added brown rice and a whole 32 ounce carton of veggie broth. I also reduced the water by 3 ounces and replaced 2 tablespoons of butter with garlic infused olive oil.
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