Upstate Minestrone Soup Recipe

Step 1

Slice sausage crosswise about 1/2 inch thick; brown in oil in deep saucepan or Dutch oven. Add onion, garlic, carrots and basil; cook for 5 minutes. Add zucchini, tomatoes with liquid, boullion, cabbage, salt and pepper. Bring soup to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Add beans with liquid; cook another 20 minutes. Garnish with parsley.

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Italian sweet sausage
  • 1tb Olive OR Vegetable oil
  • 1c Diced onion
  • 1ea Clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1c Sliced carrots
  • 1ts Crumbled basil
  • 2ea Small zucchini, sliced
  • 1cn (1 - lb) Italian pear
  • Tomatoes, chopped, undrained
  • 2cn 10 3/4 oz beef boullion OR
  • 3 beef boullion cubes plus
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • 2c Finely shredded cabbage
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 1cn (1 lb) great northern beans,
  • Undrained
  • Small amount chopped parsley

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