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Minestrone Recipe

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


Submitted by kcdee77

Makes 10 servings



With white beans and little round pasta. Use far less pasta next time and maybe add tomatoes.

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone

2 tablespoons olive oil
3 leek, sliced
2 carrots, chopped
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
1 onion
48 ounces Chicken 33% Less Sodium Broth Rtsb
4 cups water
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
15 ounce cannellini beans
16 ounces ditalini
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 head green cabbage

Recipe Directions for Minestrone

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan, over medium heat. Add leek, carrots, zucchini, green beans and celery. Cover, and reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally.

  2. Stir in the stock, tomatoes and thyme. Bring to a boil, then replace the lid, and reduce heat to low; simmer gently for 30 minutes.

  3. Stir in the cannellini beans with liquid and pasta. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes, or until pasta is al dente. Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 411.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
592mg
25%
Potassium
776mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
68.1g
23%
Dietary Fiber
14.3g
57%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
18.5g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 11% Iron 34%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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