Michelle's Minestrone

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READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by TXOLDHAM

Another one from Appletree's (not chain) in Taos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large soup pot bring to a boil the beans, water and carrots. Cover and simmer for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. In a skillet fry the sausage on medium heat until well done. Remove and set aside reserving the drippings in the skillet.
  3. Add the onions, garlic, celery, zucchini, basil, sage and parsley in the same skillet with the drippings. Saute on medium-high heat until the onions are transparent.
  4. Add the sauteed vegetables, chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper to the soup.
  5. Chop the sausage and add to the soup.
  6. Simmer the soup for another hour adding the cooked macaroni at the end of the cooking time so doesn't become mushy.

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