Minestrone Soup

USDA Mixing Bowl

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1. In a large pot, combine frozen vegetables, tomatoes, broth and beans.

2. Bring the soup to a boil and add the pasta. Then reduce to low heat. Let simmer for 6-8 minutes or until the pasta and vegetables are tender.



1 10-ounce packages frozen vegetables, any type

2 cans stewed tomatoes, canned, low-sodium (14.5 ounce)
2 cans broth, any flavor, canned, low-sodium (14 ounce cans)
1 can beans, canned, any type (15.5 ounce)
1 ounce pasta, dry, any type (1 cup)


Stove, large pot, can opener

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How to Select

Look for plump tomatoes with smooth skin, an even color, and a sweet smell. They should feel slightly firm

How to Store

Keep ripe tomatoes at room temperature and away from direct sunlight for up to five days. Put firm tomatoes in a paper bag until ripe Put cut or cooked tomatoes in the refrigerator for up to two days

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