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    Minestrone with Chickpeas
    from Cooking Light

    Cooking spray
    1 cup chopped egglplant
    1 cup chopped zucchini
    1 cup chopped yellow squash
    1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 garlic clove, minced
    2 14-oz cans vegetable broth
    1 28-oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 bay leaf
    1 T. chopped fresh parsley
    1 T. commercial jarred pesto sauce
    1 t. chopped fresh oregano
    1/2 t. sea salt
    1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
    2 15-oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    2 cups chopped fresh spinach (about 1 cup)

    1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add eggplant and next five ingredients (through garlic), saute until onion is tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in broth, tomatoes, and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Add parsley and next five ingredients (through chickpeas). Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in spinach; serve immediately.

    Yield: 8 1-cup servings
    Points: 1 point per serving

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    Per usual, Suzie --- YUM! That looks great.
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    THIS IS GREAT!! Made it this weekend and YUMMY!!!!
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    bumping up!

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