Hearty Minestrone

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
20 mins

I've made this using whatever spaghetti sauce I have on hand. I've also made it with sausage instead of the ground beef. I prefer to drain my veggies and add extra water, except the kidney beans. I have also used Veg All plus kidney beans (and I don't drain either of them). It is very good that way.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 12 lb ground beef
  • 12 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15 1/2 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can red beans, undrained
  • 1 can green beans, undrained
  • 1 can corn, undrained
  • 1 can carrot, undrained
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 14 cup salad macaroni

Directions

  1. In large heavy saucepan, saute ground beef and onion lightly, sprinkle with salt.
  2. Add spaghetti sauce and remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer 15-20 minutes until macaroni is tender.
  4. Stir once or twice.