Finally, a cold rainy afternoon!
Nothing warms you up better than snuggling up indoors and eating a warm bowl of homemade soup. This soup is an easy, quick, delicious meal, perfect for a chilly day.
Hearty Rice Minestrone
2 1/2 cups water
1 can (28oz) crushed tomatoes
1 cup instant whole-grain brown Minute Rice
1 can (15.25 oz) kidney beans, drained
1 10oz pkg frozen mixed vegetables
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp black pepper
3 small potatoes (optional)
Bring broth, water, and tomatoes to a boil in a large saucepan on med-high heat.
If you are using potatoes, cut them into desired size and add them to the pot.
Allow potatoes to cook a few minutes to begin softening.