Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup recipe? Learn how to make Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mary1350

Makes 8 servings



As close as anyone can come. Got this recipe from the internet. The secret is to add a little red wine to the stock, found this to be a great addition.

Recipe Ingredients for Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup onion, minced white
1/2 cup zucchini, chopped
1/2 cup italian green beans, frozen, cut
1/4 cup minced celery
4 teaspoons garlic, minced
32 ounces vegetable broth
30 ounce red kidney beans, drained
30 ounce great northern beans, drained
14 ounce diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup carrot, grated
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
3 cups hot water
4 cups baby spinach, fresh
1/2 cup small shell pasta

Recipe Directions for Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

  1. Heat three tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat in a large soup pot.

  2. Saute onion, celery, garlic, green beans, and zucchini in the oil for 5 minutes or until onions begin to turn translucent.

  3. Add vegetable broth to pot, plus drained tomatoes, beans, carrot, hot water and spices.

  4. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Add spinach and pasta and cook for an additional 20 minutes or until desired consistency.

  6. Makes about eight 1 1/2 cup servings.

Categories

Tomatoes, Vegetables, Brunch, Main Dish, Soup, Italian, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 533.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1278mg
53%
Potassium
304mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
44.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
13.6g
54%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
14.3g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 14% Iron 21%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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