Crockpot Simple Minestrone Soup Recipe
Thursday, September 27, 2012
3 stalks celery cleaned and cut into cube
4 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 stalk fresh fennel cut into cubes
3 carrots cleaned and sliced
2 large zucchini cut into cut wedges
1 cup shredded curly cabbage
1 smal onion chopped fine
1 teaspoon each, rosemary, oregano, parsley, garlic powder, salt, pepper, dried basil or fresh chopped
1/2 cup quick cooking barley
3 fresh garlic cloves minced fine
1 cups canned red kidneys beans
1 can cannellini or white kidney beans
1 cup green beans
Options: you can add meat, cubed chicken, Italian sliced sausage, and sliced mushrooms for make a heartier soup but not a minestrone.
In a 5 to 7 quart crockpot, combine everything except beans and barley. Cook barley after soup has cooked around 7 hours to package directions. Drain and add beans and barley. Heat for 10 minutes. Serve.
Posted by claudia lamascolo at 6:36:00 AM
Hi I'm Claudia, I blog about my family recipes some over 100 years old and Italian American foods. I am an author of a cookbook dedicated to my mom.