{Minestrone Soup}

This is really simple and super yummy! And perfect for when you are at home and its cold outside. Oh and you will definitely have left-overs πŸ™‚

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2 tbs olive oil
3-4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 onions, chopped
2 cups chopped celery
4 carrots, sliced
1 15 oz can green beens
2 cups of baby spinach
3 zucchinis, quartered and sliced
1 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried basil
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups water
4 cups tomato sauce
1 can kidney beans
1/2 cup seashell pasta
parmesan cheese
salt and pepper
Over medium heat. In a large pot, heat olive oil and saute the garlic for 2 minutes. Add the onion and saute that for 4 minutes. Add the celery and carrots saute for 3 minutes.
Add the chicken broth, water, tomato sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add the kidney beans, green beans spinach leaves, zucchini, oregano, basil and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. (The longer it cooks the better it is πŸ™‚
Fill a small sauce pan with seashell pasta and cook until tender and place in pot with everything else. Once the soup is done top with fresh grated parmesan cheese and a drizzle of olive oil.

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