1 cup Celery chopped fine 1/2 cup Green Pepper chopped fne 1/2 cup Sweet onion chopped fine 1 can chicken broth 1 can crushed tomatoes 1 can Canneloni beans
In fry pan, sauté vegetables in olive oil and butter, add 1-2 cloves of garlic Add all ingredients in to soup pot and simmer about 1 1/2 hours. Season to taster basil, bay leaves etc. Add 1 hot pepper if so desired.
Also can add hot sauce. Can use crockpot also, use high to get hot and simmer until beans are tender. Can substitute other beans, I use Vermont cranberry and calypso Cook pasta el détente, and add just before serving.