Crockpot Minestrone Recipe Extras
Minestrone is good with different types of macaroni or a combination of macaronis as well. Leaving out the ground beef is also an option for people who prefer no meat.
Crockpot Minestrone Recipe
Submitted by: Shelly, IL
This is a simple minestrone recipe that is very flavorful. Very simple with good veggies and lean ground meat.
Crockpot Minestrone Recipe Ingredients
1 small onion, chopped
1 lb ground beef
2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 8-oz. cans kidney beans, drained
2 14 oz cans beef broth
2 14 oz organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 cups cooked shell macaroni
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Crockpot Minestrone Recipe Directions
Saute the ground beef in some vegetable oil and drain very well. Next combine all the ingredients into the Crockpot and stir well. Cook on high for 5 hours but before finished, add in macaroni during last 30 minutes or hour. Use parmesan cheese to top as needed.