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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Yield: 6-8 servings

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 20 min

Ready: 30 min

  • 3 cups chicken or turkey diced

  • 1 pound uncured turkey Polish sausage

  • Chicken stock – 1/2 to 1 gallon – find my recipe HERE

  • Tomatoes, 1 quart – I use what I have canned

  • 3 cups of kale or Swiss chard

  • 1 cup chopped bok choy

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • 3/4 cup celery, peeled and diced

  • 2 cups diced zucchini

  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms

  • 1 cup sliced leeks

  • 1 cup sliced carrots

  • 4 cloves smashed and chopped garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano or a handful of fresh oregano

  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil or 5 leaves of fresh basil

  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander

  • 1/2 tablespoon thyme

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage

  • 3 cups cooked Cannelloni beans (I usually cook my own)

  • 6 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 3 tablespoon organic butter

  • Salt to taste

  1. In a large stock pot, heat the oil and butter over a med-high heat and add the onion, leeks, mushrooms, garlic, carrots, bok choy, celery and kale/chard. Cook for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add the tomatoes, stock, beans, zucchini and seasonings and cook for another 5-7 minutes. Finally, add the meats and allow the flavors to integrate for another 10 minutes. Serve.





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