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The Best Bacon Beef Minestrone

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22Ingredients
30Minutes
300Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1/4 pound bacon (cooked crisp and diced, if using pre-cooked bacon/turkey bacon, be sure to add a little additional olive oil when sauteing veggies and or beef)
  • 1/2 pound sirloin (diced, other cuts of beef may be substituted)
  • 1 onion (diced fine)
  • 2 carrots (peeled, diced small, or sub. 1 cup of baby carrots, diced)
  • 1 leek (quartered, rinsed and diced small, white part and about 1 inch of green)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 cups green cabbage (shredded, store bought works great)
  • 1 zucchini (small, grated or diced)
  • 1 potato (peeled and diced into small cubes, I used a russet potato, but try other varieties)
  • 4 cups beef broth (32 oz, ] or stock, for a brothy soup, add additional 32 oz [beef broth)
  • 2 cups chicken broth (or stock)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 tablespoons flat leaf parsley (chopped, divided, dried may be substituted)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt (1-)
  • 15 ounces cannellini beans (can, drained and rinsed, may sub other white bean)
  • 15 ounces kidney beans (can, drained and rinsed, may sub black beans)
  • 4 plum tomatoes (ripe,diced or 1-15 oz can diced tomatoes)
  • 1 cup pasta shells (1/2 -,small, orecchiette, elbows, orzo, etc)
  • Parmesan cheese (for garnish, freshly grated, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    300Calories
    Sodium46% DV1100mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs10% DV30g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories300Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol30mg10%
    Sodium1100mg46%
    Potassium880mg25%
    Protein18g35%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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