Hi Ladies! What a GREAT recipe for those who garden. As you can see, I purchase my ingredients…but mark my words, SOMEDAY I will take up gardening! I admire all of you who work so hard to grow beautiful, organic, delicious veggies, herbs and fruits….I can’t wait to join in!
Spinach, zucchini, onion, carrots, celery, bay leaves, chicken broth, thyme, diced tomatoes, navy beans, macaroni, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper
Rinse and drain beans
In a large pot on medium heat, add beans, tomatoes and broth
Dice onions, carrots and celery
Take thyme off of stems and break off 2 bay leaves.
Add bay leaves, thyme, onion, carrots, celery, salt, pepper, garlic powder.
Cover and let simmer for an hour on medium heat.
Add zucchini, spinach and noodles and simmer for 30 more mins until noodles are softened. Remove Bay leaves..taste and season more with salt and pepper if desired.
Serve with parmesan cheese. Delicioso!
Pasta E Fagioli
4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 15 oz can navy beans rinsed and drained
1 cup carrots chopped
1 cup celery chopped
1 cup onion diced
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp thyme
2 bay leaves
1 cup dry macaroni noodles
1 cup zucchini diced
1 cup fresh spinach
salt and pepper
In a large pot on medium heat combine broth, tomatoes and beans. Cut/dice carrots, celery, and onions and add. Take thyme off of stems and break off 2 bay leaves, add to pot. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper, cover and allow to simmer for an hour. Add noodles, zucchini and spinach and simmer until noodles are tender. Season with salt and pepper to your taste- serve with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!