"Forgotten" Minestrone

Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This recipe came from a "Taste of Home" magazine. It takes only a few minutes preparation and is a great warm meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a slow cooker, combine the first nine ingredients.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Add zucchini, cabbage, beans and macaroni; cook on high 30-45 minutes more or until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

This recipe isn't very tasty and no one was impressed. I have had much better minestrone soup. I won't bother with this recipe again. It just didn't have the right taste to us-bland. Sorry.

bad kitty 1116 February 05, 2009

This is pretty good! I made a couple of minor substitutions: I don't have beef bouillion because I usually have beef stock on hand, so I used the stock instead of the water and bouillion. If I were to use bouillion, I would leave out the 2-1/2 tsp salt. I seared the beef in a skillet on high heat, then deglazed the pan with a little red wine, putting that in the crockpot, too. I added garlic and used fresh herbs. The Beau had 3 helpings!

bikerchick January 15, 2005

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