Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup
 
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 c. Western Family Large Elbow Macaroni
  • 6 T. Western Family Olive Oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 c. onion, diced
  • 2 c. carrot, diced
  • 1 c. potatoes, diced
  • 1 (29 oz.) can Western Family Whole Peeled Tomatoes
  • 4 (15 oz.) cans Western Family Chicken Broth
  • 2 c. zucchini, diced
  • 3 c. fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • grated parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in large saucepan. Add garlic, onion, carrots and potatoes and sauté until light brown.
  3. Add tomatoes and broth and simmer until vegetables are tender, break up tomatoes with spoon.
  4. Add zucchini and simmer for five minutes.
  5. Add spinach and simmer until slightly wilted.
  6. Add cooked macaroni.
  7. Serve in soup bowls with grated Parmesan cheese on top.