Minestrone Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by njcarter1

Makes 4 servings



Minestrone is a thick, hearty soup that usually contains vegetables, pasta and peas or beans. This version uses unsalted chicken broth and fresh tomatoes rather than canned tomatoes to limit the sodium content.

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone soup

32 fl oz Organic Low Sodium Chicken Broth
1 cup, chopped Onions
0.5 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil
0.5 cup, diced Celery
1 cup, chopped Carrots
1 tsp Minced Garlic
2 Medium Tomatoes
1 cup Spinach
1 cup Kidney Beans - 50% less sodium
1 cup elbow shaped Macaroni, Dry, Enriched
1 small Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin

Recipe Directions for Minestrone soup

  1. De-seed and chop tomatoes. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, celery and carrots and saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and continue cooking for another minute. Stir in broth, tomatoes, spinach, beans and pasta. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add zucchini. Cover and cook for 5 minutes more.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in the basil. Ladle into individual bowls and serve

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 501.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
247
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
226mg
9%
Potassium
378mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
40.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
10.3g
Vitamin A 124% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 7% Iron 14%
* 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
83% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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