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Classic Minestrone (Stewart Everyday Foods) Recipe

Looking for an easy Classic Minestrone (stewart everyday foods) recipe? Learn how to make Classic Minestrone (stewart everyday foods) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by finleyrc

Makes 8 servings



http://www.marthastewart.com/339891/classic-minestrone This beloved Italian soup isn't just hearty and healthy -- it's really flexible. Minestrone typically includes lots of leafy greens, other veggies, and beans. Which to choose? You're only limited by the contents of your refrigerator and pantry.

Recipe Ingredients for Classic Minestrone (stewart everyday foods)

2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving (optional)
1 medium red onion, chopped
2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
1 stalk,+large+11"-12"+long celery stalk
1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary, or 1/4 teaspoon dried
1/2 teaspoon Coarse salt (to taste)
1 teaspoon ground pepper (to taste)
14 1/2 ounces (1 can) whole peeled tomatoes, drained and finely chopped
1 large potato, peeled and diced
1/4 head Savoy or green cabbage (1/2 pound), cored and thinly sliced
15 ounces (1 can) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 garlic clove, minced (optional)
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil, plus torn leaves for serving (optional)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan, for serving

Recipe Directions for Classic Minestrone (stewart everyday foods)

  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium. Add onion, carrots, celery, red-pepper flakes, rosemary, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion begins to turn golden, 5 to 8 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes; cook until some of the liquid evaporates, 1 minute. Add potato, cabbage, cannellini beans, and 7 cups water; bring to a boil. Stir in green beans.

  3. Reduce to a simmer, and cook until all the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; stir in garlic, if using, and basil. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan and, if using, torn basil. Drizzle with more oil, if desired.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 252.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
403mg
17%
Potassium
1149mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
47.0g
16%
Dietary Fiber
17.1g
68%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
18.7g
Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 23% Iron 32%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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