Saturday, June 6, 2009

Crockpot Minestrone

This tasty dish is a perfect complement to a summer sandwich or warms you up great in the winter. It goes together quickly, and helps you get in those extra veggies (and fruits... because tomatoes are really a fruit...).

Veggie Minestrone - Modified from Fix-it and Forget-it
2 C chicken broth
1 - 15oz can tomato sauce + 1 can water
1 tsp. basil
1/8 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. oregano
pepper, to taste
2 medium carrots, sliced
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 C fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 C beans (we used great white northern)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 can diced tomatoes (undrained)
1 C rotini pasta (whole wheat)
Combine all ingredients, except pasta, in the crockpot.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Add pasta about 20 minutes before serving, and cook on high until pasta is done.

This post is linked to Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Sandra.


  1. I've been searching for a good minestrone recipe for years and have never found one that we love. I'll have to give this one a try to see what they think!

  2. Mmmm...this looks and sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Looks good. Thanks!

  4. Looks really good! Love that you posted photos!

  5. I do a recipe/food tip exchange on Fridays. Thought you might to link up with this tip or another juicy tidbit from the week:


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