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Minestrone Soup from Dried Vegetables

Use the vegetables you dried in the summer to make this delicious soup!

Ingredients


  • 1 cup dried navy beans

  • 3/4 cups dried celery

  • 1 cup dried tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup dried turnips

  • 2 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon basil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup dried cabbage

  • 1/2 cup dried, peeled zucchini

  • 1/2 cup shell macaroni

  • Parmesan cheese

Number of Servings :

4

Direction

Bring beans to a boil in 4 cups of water; let stand for 1 hour. Reconstitute celery, tomatoes, and turnips for 3 minutes. Add parsley, basil, garlic, and 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil and simmer 1 hour. Stir in cabbage and zucchini. Cook 15 minutes. Add macaroni; cook 15 minutes more. Serve topped with cheese.