Hearty Minestrone with Chickpeas Recipe

Looking for an easy Hearty Minestrone with Chickpeas recipe? Learn how to make Hearty Minestrone with Chickpeas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by likear0ck6

Makes 8 servings



Serve over brown rice, quinoa, or barley (you could also add one of the above to the soup in the last 10 or so minutes of cooking). Also freezes well, so go ahead and make the whole pot - the leftovers are just as good!

Recipe Ingredients for Hearty Minestrone with Chickpeas

2 tbsp olive oil
2 zucchini, chopped
2 yellow squash, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
28 ounce vegetable stock
28 ounce diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 cup pesto
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cups white beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups spinach, chopped

Recipe Directions for Hearty Minestrone with Chickpeas

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high eat. Coat pan with olive oil. Add zucchini and next 3 ingredients (through garlic); sauté 4 minutes or until onion is tender.

  2. Stir in broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

  4. Add next 4 ingredients (through chickpeas); cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  5. Stir in spinach; serve immediately.

Categories

Soup, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 381.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
318
Calories from Fat
102
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
331mg
14%
Potassium
1453mg
42%
Total Carbohydrates
41.1g
14%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
16.3g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 19% Iron 36%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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