Minestrone with Kale Soup Recipe

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Submitted by chi-m

Makes 9 servings



Minestrone soup with kale and orzo.

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone with Kale Soup

2 tsp olive oil
2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/4-inch thick
10 medium baby carrots, halved widthwise if large
1 medium onion(s), chopped
2 cup kale, coarsely chopped
28 oz tomatoes, (canned, diced)with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
4 cup vegetable broth
15 oz great Northern beans, (can) drained and rinsed
1 cup orzo , cooked
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano recommended

Recipe Directions for Minestrone with Kale Soup

  1. Heat oil in a large pot. Add zucchini, carrots and onion; saut? over high heat until onion is transparent, about 7 minutes. Add kale; saut? until wilted, about 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Add diced tomatoes, broth and beans. Simmer until carrots are tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in cooked orzo, salt and pepper.

  3. To serve, pour into bowls and sprinkle with cheese. Yields about 1 cup of soup and 1 1/2 tablespoons of cheese per serving.

  4. Flavor Booster: Stir 1/4 cup of coarsely chopped fresh basil and the grated zest of 1 lemon into the soup; simmer for 5 minutes before serving.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 352.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
332
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
562mg
23%
Potassium
1192mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
52.8g
18%
Dietary Fiber
11.7g
47%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
20.0g
Vitamin A 94% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 22% Iron 20%
* 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 manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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