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Fat Granny's Minestrone Soup Recipe
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Fat Granny's Minestrone Soup

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"Fresh vegetables, beans, and pasta are simmered in a seasoned tomato broth. Serve with garlic cheese bread and a fresh tossed green salad."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 10 mins

Directions

  1. Combine Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, celery seed, parsley, thyme, basil, oregano, salt, black pepper, and bay leaf in a small bowl.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter together in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook and stir carrot, celery, and onion until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, zucchini, and Italian seasoning mixture; stir to combine.
  4. Stir tomatoes and their juice, tomato sauce, three bean salad, green beans, and chicken stock into seasoned vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended, about 30 minutes. Stir in elbow macaroni before serving.
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Aug 25, 2012

This was dinner tonight. I made a couple small changes only because it's the day before Grocery Day and I wanted to use what I had on hand. Instead of celery seed (which I did not have), I used Beau Monde seasoning (not the all purpose Beau Monde, the kind that is basically onion powder and celery salt), I used all chopped red pepper and Steam Fresh frozen whole green beans. Terrible name or not, my whole family loved this soup.......even the picky youngest child. I have to admit I was sketchy about using jarred three bean salad but it totally works. Great flavors, awesome combination of ingredients! I paired this with homemade Skillet Rolls and it was a very comforting and filling meal.

 
Aug 25, 2012

That is a terrible name for this soup. The soup is very good though.

 

4 Ratings

Nov 10, 2014

Made a few adjustments (added potatoes, different pasta) but otherwise the recipe was fantastic! I'm definitely going to make it again when I run out.

 
Feb 10, 2014

I was apprehensive that this soup would be over-seasoned, but made exactly as written it was exceptional,,, one of the best soups I've ever tasted, period. Next time, I might add the zucchini a little later as it was a bit too soft for my liking.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 398 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 23.7 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 10.1 g
  • 40%
  • Protein
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 1525 mg
  • 61%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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