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New York Corner Cafe Minestrone Soup

Yields15 ServingsCook Time2 hrs 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins

You Will Also Need
 New York Corner Cafe Minestrone Soup Mix
 8 oz Sliced bacon (or 8 oz diced ham)
 1 Purple onion, diced (optional)
 10 cups Beef broth
 1 pt Fresh (or 1 box frozen) brussel sprouts, quartered (or 2 cups shredded cabbage)
 29 oz Can diced tomatoes
Here's What You Do

Preparing the beans:

  1. Pick through the beans. Remove discolored, shriveled beans and any foreign material. Rinse well. Set aside until ready to use.

Preparing the soup:

  1. Cut bacon in 1/2 inch pieces and sauté for 10 minutes over medium heat in a 6 or 8-quart pot until nearly crisp.
  2. Add onion, if using, and sauté 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in contents of New York Corner Café Minestrone Mix vegetable packet and toss lightly.
  4. Add beans, beef broth and water to pot.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 1 hour.
  6. Add tomatoes and brussel sprouts (or shredded cabbage). Cover and cook for 20 minutes. 
  7. Add pasta and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Garnish with grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 tbsp. dry mix

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 70
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g

Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg1%
Potassium 296mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 16g6%

Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
Vitamin D 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.