Minestrone – The Big Soup
In a soup pot:
Saute 1 chopped onion
2 chopped carrots
2 cloves minced garlic
2 med sized cubed potatoes
Handful of cut green beans
Saute for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, then add:
1 can of crushed fire-roasted Muir Glen Tomatoes
1 can of kidney beans
2 vegetable bouillon cubes and 2 quarts of water
Simmer at low boil for 45 minutes.
Add more liquid if necessary, check seasoning (S & P)
Add 1 cup of dry rice pasta or spelt pasta,
and 1/2# of ground buffalo in small pieces
Let simmer again another 10 minutes, check seasoning and serve w/ a little grated cheese.