Minestrone Soup


1 lb sausage (Buy Sweet Italian Sausage if available)

3 onions, chopped

1½ quart water

1 can beef consume or use beef bullion to make 2 cups

2 28 oz cans tomatoes

1 15 oz can tomato sauce

3 carrots, peeled and sliced

3 stalk celery, peeled and sliced

½ teaspoon garlic

1½ teaspoon basil

1 tablespoon parsley

1 teaspoon oregano

1 15 oz can green beans don’t drain

1 15½ garbanzo beans, rinsed

1 15 oz light red can kidney beans, rinsed (or black beans)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon sugar

2 cup sea shell pasta (not cooked)


Brown sausage with onion, drain off grease.  In a large stock pot combine remaining ingredients except the pasta.  Simmer 4-5 hours. 

20 minutes before serving add pasta.          


  Makes a lot!