Minestrone Recipe

Looking for an easy minestrone recipe? Learn how to make minestrone using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by g00dbyepants

Makes 6 servings



atk email Small pasta shapes such as orzo and ditalini work best in this hearty, easy-to-make soup. Look for an "Italian Blend" of frozen zucchini, carrots, broccoli, and beans in your supermarket's frozen section.

Recipe Ingredients for minestrone

43 1/2 ounces low-sodium chicken broth
15 1/2 ounce cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
29 ounces italian stewed tomatoes
1 spray cooking oil spray
1 large onion, chopped fine
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cup dry macaroni
16 ounces mixed frozen vegetables
1/4 cup minced fresh basil leaves
1 Salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for minestrone

  1. Bring broth, beans, and tomatoes to boil in large saucepan.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in broth mixture and pasta and simmer until pasta is tender, about 10 minutes.

  3. Stir in vegetables and basil and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with additional olive oil for drizzling.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 540.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
436
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
407mg
17%
Potassium
1252mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
81.2g
27%
Dietary Fiber
24.9g
100%
Sugars
11.2g
Protein
25.4g
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 18% Iron 52%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin A
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