Minnesota Minestrone Recipe

Step 1

Cook and stir the meat onion, and garlic in a Dutch oven until the meat is brown. Drain off the excess fat. Stir in the undrained tomatoes, undrained kidney beans, the undrained corn, and remaining ingredients except the cheese, breaking up the tomatoes as you do. Heat to boiling then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the macaroni and vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve hot with the Parmesan cheese.

Things You'll Need

  • 2lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1ea Clove Garlic, Minced
  • 15oz Kidney Beans; 1 Cn
  • 1c Celery; Sliced, 2 Stalks
  • 2c Zucchini; Sliced, 2 Sm
  • 1c Elbow Macaroni; Uncooked, OR 1 c Spaghetti; Broken, Uncooked
  • 1/2c Red Wine Or Water
  • 1 1/2ts Salt
  • 1c Onion; Chopped, 1 Lg
  • 28oz Tomatoes; 1 Cn
  • 12oz Whole Kernel Corn; 1 Cn
  • 2c Cabbage; Shredded, Abt 1/2 Hd
  • 2c Water
  • 2ts Beef Bouillon; Instant
  • 1 1/2ts Italian Seasoning
GARNISH:
  • Parmesan Cheese; Grated

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