Traditional Italian Soup

A savory and light soup that will delight the taste buds. Short prep time makes this a good evening time meal for the family.

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 C chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
2- 14 1/2 oz cans  Italian style stewed tomatoes, undrained
5 C chicken broth ( made with McKay's chicken seasoning)
1 can Great Northern Beans (15 oz), undrained
1 Tbsp dried chopped parsley
1 tsp dried basil leaves
8 oz  uncooked small shell pasta

Saute onion and garlic in oil in a large pit over medium heat. Add the rest of the ingredients except for shell pasta. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add shell pasta and simmer for another 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is just tender. Serve immediately.

Servings: 8

Submitted by Charrie Shockey

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