Saturday, January 15, 2011

Minestrone Soup and Food Storage cook book!


1 pound sausage
1 quart water

Cook sausage and drain. add to soup kettle with the water.

Then Add:
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, sliced
2 celery, chopped
2 gloves garlic, minced
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
2 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 Tablespoon parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
salt and pepper
2 cups beef broth

Mix together and simmer for 2-3 hours. Then add:

1 (16-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
1 (16-ounce) can cut green beans, drained
1 cup macaroni

Bring to a boil and reduce heat. cook until macaroni is tender, serve with fresh grated Parmesan cheese on top (optional.)

and While I'm at it... let me tell you what I served with my Minestrone... I wanted a simple 'bread stick' to go with our soup...

Delicious Armenian Lavash!!!

Now, you are probably wondering HOW i got such a recipe...?

My AWESOME Cousin, Linda wrote this super-ninja- cool Food Storage Cook Book... called Seven Years of Plenty, (The Best of the World's Basics.) Inspired by the limitless variety found in international cooking. Seven Years of Plenty brings together some of the best recipes made with commonly stored ingredients!! EAT WHAT YOU STORE. ENJOY WHAT YOU EAT!!!

Other recipes I'm excited to try include: Facaccia Bread from Italy, Flour Tortillas from Mexico, Island Rice from Caribbean, Maple Baked beans from Canada, Zucchini Sauce Spaghetti from America, Custard Puff from France, Apple Cake from Norway, Rice Pudding from Morocco, Horchata from Mexico!!! ....AND MANY MANY MORE!!! Congratulations Linda!! This is such a great book!

Click on the title below and it will take you to her blog, where you can buy her book! ENJOY!!

Seven Years of Plenty

1 comment:

Emily said...

I need to call her and get one of these lil books... :)

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