Minestrone Soup with Sausage
1 qt. tomatoes with juice
2-3 carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
2 c. chicken stock
1 Tbs. Oregano
a little garlic/ onion powder
1 15 oz. can pinto or white beans
1 15 oz. can black beans
rinse and drain beans well, you can add a can of green beans if you like.
Add all ingredients to crock pot, cook several hours (about 4-5) on high till veggies are tender.
Pan fry 1 smallish pkg. Italian sausage, remove casings if they are links. Add sausage to crock pot, add 1 cup cooked small pasta shells. cook on low and hour or so. Serve with bread.
Sorry I don't have a photo for this one, I will try to post one soon. Also, feel free to add your own suggestions if you make any improvements. I look forward to some hearty, hot soup recipes!