3 slices crisp bacon, chopped
1 chopped carrot
1 chopped onion
1 stalk chopped celery
1 1/2 cups chopped cabbage
2 cups water
30 oz chicken broth
14 oz can coarsley chopped tomatoes with liquid
1 cup mini pasta shells
14 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 cloves minces hgarlic
2 tbs parsley
In a 3 quart casserole, blend bacon, onion, carrot and cabbage.
Cover and cook on high 7 1/2 minutes. Stir in water, broth and
tomatoes with liquid. Cover and cook on high 10 minutes, stirring
Stir in shells, cover and cook on high another 10 minutes, stirring
twice. Stir in beans, garlic and parsley, cover and cook on medium
low for 10 minutes.
Cooking times are based on a 700W oven.