"Forgotten" Minestrone

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Title: "Forgotten" Minestrone
Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Soups, Beef, Crockpot, Diabetic

Ingredients:

1 lb Lean beef stew meat
6 c Water
1 cn (28 oz.) tomatoes with
;liquid, cut up
1 Beef bouillon cube
1 md Onion, chopped
2 tb Minced dried parsley
2 1/2 ts Salt,optional
1 1/2 ts Ground thyme
1/2 ts Pepper
1 md Zucchini, thinly sliced
1 cn (16 oz.) garbanzo beans,
;drained
1 c Uncooked small elbow or
;shell macaroni
1/4 c Grated Parmesan cheese (opt)


In a slow cooker, combine beef, water, tomatoes, bouillon, onion, parsley,
salt if desired, thyme and pepper. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or
until meat is tender. Add zucchini, cabbage, beans and macaroni; cook on
high, covered, 30-45 minutes more, or until the vegetables are tender.
Sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (without added salt and Parmesan cheese)
equals 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1 meat.

Also, 246 CALORIES, 453mg SODIUM, 33mg CHOLESTEROL, 30gm CARBOHYDRATE, 19gm
PROTEIN, 6gm FAT.

From "Taste of Home" magazine, Collector's Edition (advertisement copy used
to entice subscribers).

Typed for you by Iris Grayson

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #275

Date: Sun, 6 Oct 1996 21:41:24 -0600

From: netdir@cyberspc.mb.ca (S.Pickell)