Date: Mon, 12 Jun 1995 13:57:41 -0700
Low-Fat, Vegetarian Pasta and Bean Soup
2 cups water
1 vegetable boullion cube
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1 carrot, sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 small zucchini, sliced (or orhter vegetable, like squash or corn)
1 15 oz. can cooked beans (pink, kidney, pinto, etc.)
1 16 oz. can tomatoes (diced or stewed)
1 cup uncooked pasta (elbow, spirals, etc.)
Bring water and boullion cube to boil, then add onion, garlic, spices,
carrot, celery and zucchini. Simmer until vegetables are tender, about
10-15 minutes. Add canned tomatos and beans. Bring to a low boil.
Add pasta. Cook until pasta is done, about 8 minutes. Serve hot!
Total preparation time: about 30 minutes.