"forgotten" minestrone

Categories
Soup/stew
Meats
Crockpot
Diabetic
Yield
8 servings
MeasureIngredient
1 pounds Lean beef stew meat
6 cups Water
1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes with
  ;liquid, cut up
1 each Beef bouillon cube
1 medium Onion, chopped
2 tablespoons Minced dried parsley
2½ teaspoon Salt,optional
1½ teaspoon Ground thyme
½ teaspoon Pepper
1 medium Zucchini, thinly sliced
1 can (16 oz.) garbanzo beans,
  ;drained
1 cup Uncooked small elbow or
  ;shell macaroni
¼ cup Grated Parmesan cheese (opt)

In a slow cooker, combine beef, water, tomatoes, bouillon, onion, parsley, salt if desired, thyme and pepper. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until meat is tender. Add zucchini, cabbage, beans and macaroni; cook on high, covered, 30-45 minutes more, or until the vegetables are tender. Sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (without added salt and Parmesan cheese) equals 2 vegetable, 1-½ starch, 1 meat.

Also, 246 CALORIES, 453mg SODIUM, 33mg CHOLESTEROL, 30gm CARBOHYDRATE, 19gm PROTEIN, 6gm FAT.

From "Taste of Home" magazine, Collector's Edition (advertisement copy used to entice subscribers).

Typed for you by Iris Grayson

Submitted By IRIS GRAYSON On 04-03-95

Similar recipes

Random recipe of the day

Hitachi 100% wheat

Follow us

 Subscribe in a reader