Minestrone Soup #2
Source of Recipe
Master Chef Don's 2008 Collection
List of Ingredients
6 slices turkey ham, chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 27 1/2-ounce jar Light Pasta Sauce — Tomato and Herb
5 cups water
2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
1 cup sliced zucchini, quartered
1 cup frozen green beans, thawed
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
2/3 cup alphabet noodles (4 oz.), uncooked
In large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon until slightly browned; add onion and garlic. Cook 4 minutes or until tender.
Stir in remaining ingredients except pasta; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 30 to 40 minutes, covered, or until vegetables are tender.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Stir pasta into soup; serve immediately.