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Minestrone-hamburger soup
Courtesy of
Nathele Graham

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1 lb. hamburger
1 cup diced onion
1 cup cubed potatoes
1 cup sliced carrots
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup shredded cabbage
1/4 cup rice
4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. basil
1/2 tsp. thyme
1 small bay leaf
1-1/2 qts. water
1 large can of tomatoes


Cook hamburger and onion in a large kettle until meat is slightly brown. Add water, potatoes, carrots, celery, cabbage, and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Sprinkle rice into kettle. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Serve with Parmesan cheese or shredded cheddar cheese on top.

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