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Minestrone Recipe

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


Submitted by michrun

Makes 4 servings



Minestrone is somewhat like Mom's homemade vegetable soup, but the tomatoes and herbs give it a rich, decidedly Italian flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone

28 oz chicken broth
14 1/2 oz tomatoes, chunky
2 oz pasta shells, small uncooked (1/2 cup)
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1/2 tsp marjoram or oregano leaves
2 medium carrots
8 oz kidney beans, drained
1 tbsp parsley, chopped (optional)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Minestrone

  1. Combine broth, tomatoes, pasta, basil, marjoram and pepper in a large saucepan. Cover and bring to boil over high heat

  2. Slice carrots thinly. Stir carrots and beans into soup ans reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until carrots are tender. Sprinkle with parsley and cheese.

  3. Serving Suggestions: Serve with garlic croutons

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 410.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
323
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
764mg
32%
Potassium
1324mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
50.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
10.8g
43%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
22.0g
Vitamin A 122% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 15% Iron 29%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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