Monday, March 19, 2007

Minestrone Soup

For those of you still having wintery weather...

8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 (16 oz) can chopped tomatoes, including juice
4 stalks celery, sliced
3 carrots, sliced
1/2 cup fresh green beans, cut into pieces
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dry sweet basil
1 can (10 oz) Campbell's Bean with Bacon soup
1 can (14.5 oz) beef broth

Fry bacon and drain all but 1 Tablespoon of grease. Set aside bacon. Saute onion and garlic in reserved bacon grease until golden. Add other ingredients, except soup and broth; simmer 15-20 minutes until vegetables are cooked. Add soup and broth; simmer 20 minutes.


erin said...

Yeah! I am so excited that you're blogging now! It is such a fun way to keep in contact! What a cutie Emma is. How are things going for you? Is she a happy baby?

Amberly said...

thanks for the recipe. it's 80 degrees here, but an easy dinner idea is always welcome!

The Silly Witch said...

Thanks I needed that!