Minestrone Soup with Master’s Touch® All Natural Beef Base

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Main Ingredient: Beans
Menu Part: Soup
Cuisine Type: American

 

Minestrone soup packs a lot of protein. Start with savory beef base and add great Northern beans, kidney beans, russet potatoes and vegetables for timeless flavor. 

Ingredients

 

1/4 cup  All Natural Canola Oil

2 cups Onions, Yellow, Fresh, Medium Diced

1 1/2 cups Celery, Fresh, Medium Diced

1 1/2 cups Carrots, Fresh, Medium Diced

3/4 cup  Peppers, Bell, Green, Sweet, Fresh, Medium Diced

2 tsp.  Garlic, Minced

3 qts  Water, Hot

1 qt   All Natural Whole Canned Red Tomatoes, No Salted Added

1/3 cup and 1 Tbsp  Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Beef Base

1 1/2 cups   Great Northern Beans, Canned, Undrained

1 1/2 cups  Kidney Beans, Canned, Undrained

1 cup   Potatoes, Russet, Medium Diced

1/3 cup   All Natural Whole Wheat Macaroni, Dry

1 tsp  Basil, Fresh, Leaf

1 tsp Thyme, Leaf, Fresh

1 tsp   Lemon Juice

1/2 cup  Water

1/4 cup and 1 1/2 Tbsps      Cornstarch

 

Steps

  1. In an 8 quart pot over medium high, heat canola oil. Add onions, celery, carrots, peppers, and garlic. Sauté for 3-5 minutes.
  2. In a blender, puree water, tomatoes, and Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Beef Base 1-2 minutes. Add to vegetable mixture.
  3. Add Great Northern beans, kidney beans, spinach, potatoes, pasta, basil, thyme, and lemon juice. Heat to a gentle boil over medium high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and gently boil for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. In a small bowl, blend water and cornstarch into a smooth slurry, using a wire whip.
  5. Gradually pour the slurry into the boiling liquid, stirring constantly. Heat to boiling over medium high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and gently boil for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.