Tuscan Minestrone

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“Here's a simple and tasty minestrone from the American Heart Association Cookbook. You can substitute macaroni or other pasta for the orzo if you choose. We like to add some spicy Mrs. Dash at the end for a little more kick.”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place oil in 6 quart saucepan.
  2. Add beans, garlic, bay leaf, red pepper flakes, onion.
  3. Saute 5 minutes.
  4. Add water.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Simmer 1 hour.
  7. Add leek, carrots, celery, potatoes, green beans, tomato sauce, herb blend, and pepper.
  8. Cook 30 minutes.
  9. Add zucchini, beans, tomatoes.
  10. Cook 15 minutes.
  11. Add orzo and spinach.
  12. Cook 15 minutes.

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