Vegetable & Bean Soup
Combine broth, pasta sauce, tomatoes, green beans, cannellini beans, mushrooms, carrots, bell pepper, onion, ham, Italian seasoning, garlic and ground pepper in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker (see Tip). Stir gently to mix.Advertisement
Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours or on High for 3 to 4 hours. If using Low, turn to High and stir in cabbage and pasta. Cover and cook for 1 hour more or until pasta is tender.
Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.
Equipment: 5- to 6-quart slow cooker
1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat