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Amanda Abele, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Recipe by Southern Living October 2000

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Yield:
4 quarts
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté garlic in hot oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat 1 minute. Stir in 2 cans of beans and chicken broth, and bring to a boil.

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  • Stir in vegetable soup mix until dissolved. Add meatballs, tomatoes, and red pepper; return to a boil. Add rotini, and cook, stirring often, 15 minutes.

  • Stir in remaining can of beans and spinach; cook 5 more minutes. Garnish, if desired. Serve minestrone with breadsticks.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix.

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