Fast Minestrone

4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
1 (14.5-oz.) can no-salt-added tomato sauce or diced tomatoes
1 (15-oz.) can no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-oz.) can no-salt-added cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 (16-oz) bag frozen Italian-style vegetables
          (Mediterranean Blend)
2 tsp. parsley
1/2 tsp. basil
1/2 tsp. marjoram
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 1/2 cups macaroni (or other small pasta) or 1 bag Success
          Precooded Boil-in-Bag Whole Grain Brown Rice opened
          and poured into boiling ingredients
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Combine all ingredients except macaroni and vinegar in a large
saucepot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and add macaroni; stir
well. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes
to keep macaroni from sticking. Remove from heat. Add balsamic
vinegar, stir and serve.

Makes 6 servings.