Pasta e Fagioli

1 can crushed tomatoes (16 oz)
1 can cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained (19 oz)
cup fresh green beans, cut into 1 pieces
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
5 cups vegetable broth
1 small zucchini, cut into thin slices
1 cup small shell macaroni
1 tsp each salt and pepper


In a very large pot, combine tomatoes, beans, green beans, onion, garlic and vegetable broth.  Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring often.  Add the zucchini, macaroni, salt and pepper.  Mix well.  Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. 

This can also be prepared in the crockpot.  Put all ingredients in and cook on low for about 4 hours.

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