Colonel Maxwell’s Minestrone Soup Mix

A traditional medium spiced chili with nutritious quick cook black beans and south of the border spices makes this a sure hit with chili lovers. Add crushed tomatoes, ground meat and simmer for a hearty meal. Leftovers make a fantastic taco salad!


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This classic soup is a staple of traditional Italian cuisine. Our unique blend of freeze-dried zucchini, pinto beans, carrots, pasta and spices captures that Italian tradition. Add crushed tomatoes, cabbage and sausage to make this classic zuppa!

This soup was named after Cooke Tavern’s own ‘Colonel Maxwell’(See our blog for more info.)

Makes 2 Quarts: 6-8 servings

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Contains: Pinto beans, pasta, freeze-dried zucchini, carrots, onions, garlic, dried vegetables, herbs & spices

Allergen Info:Pasta contains wheat, This product is produced on equipment that also handles peanuts, soy, tree nuts, eggs, and wheat.

Recipe Variations

Gourmet Light

  • Try using low fat turkey sausage
  • Use fat free chicken or beef broth

Vegetarian Variations

  • Substitute vegetable broth for the beef or chicken broth
  • Add Italian green beans

Extra Hearty 

  • Add an additional 1/2 lb. sausage.
  • Try using hot Italian sausage to kick up the spice
  • Add your favorite garden vegetables

Crock Pot Instructions

  • Cooks in only 40 minutes. Crock-pot not necessary

Additional information

Weight 6 oz
Dimensions 2 × 4 × 6 in


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