Turkey Minestrone Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 35 MINUTES

1 ratings
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Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups cooked turkey, chunks
  • 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups chicken stock, or turkey stock
  • 1 cup uncooked ditalini pasta
  • 4 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated, and more for serving
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

In a large pot, cook bacon over med/high heat until crisp. Drain all fat but 1 tablespoon.

 

Add onion, celery, garlic and zucchini. Cook for about 5 minutes.

 

Add tomato paste and mix well.

 

Add turkey, beans, bay leaf and stock. Bring to boil.

 

Add pasta and cook 9-10 minutes until al dente.

 

Stir in spinach and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Serve sprinkled with more parmesan cheese if desired.

Turkey Minestrone

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