Items marked with a * are from the Food Bank.
The Italian version of Stone Soup! Minestrone can be varied with any kind of veggies, or even have a mild meat such as chicken or pork added to it.
2 cans condensed Tomato Soup*
1 onion chopped
4 cloves of garlic, sliced
1 tbs of oil
1 can green beans*
1 can cut corn*
3 carrots, peeled and sliced*
1 package fresh Brussel sprouts*
½ cup pasta*
1 cup red kidney beans*
Add to taste: Basil, oregano, salt, pepper, sage, thyme, marjoram, parsley, rosemary OR Italian Seasoning
Place red beans in a pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to a hard boil and simmer until soft.
Place onions and garlic in a soup pot and sauté until golden brown. Add carrots and cook until slightly softened.
Add tomato soup and two cans of water. Stir until blended. Add pasta and spices and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add green beans, corn and brussel sprouts. Rinse off beans checking to see if they are soft, then add to the soup.