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from [ncarli]
Vegetable Minestrone

Vegetable Minestrone

  • Yield: 10 servings


  • 1 bunch(es) swiss chard, rinsed and cut into ribbons
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 2 can(s) cannellini beans
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 4 clove(s) garlic
  • 2 each medium carrots and zucchini, quartered and cut into 1/4 " pieces
  • 1/2 cup(s) dry white wine
  • 2 cup(s) shredded savoy or green cabbage
  • 1 can(s) garbanzo beans
  • 3-4" parmesan cheese rind
  • 4 cup(s) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • salt, pepper, parmesan cheese to serve


Boil tomatoes 30 sec., cold water rinse, remove skin, quarter, seed, chop

Whirl half of cannelli beans with 1/2 c. water in blender

Cook garlic in oil 2 min., add carrots, zucchini, chard stems, salt and cook until stems tender...5 min.

Add wine and cabbage, cook, stirring until cabbage wilts...2-3 min.

Add chard leaves, beans, tomatoes, puree, rind and broth. Simmer about 15 min. until all veggies tender.

Serve with shredded cheese.

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