Minestrone Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by calredhead

Makes 10 servings



Delicious low fat, low cal soup loaded with vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 celery stalk, diced
4 1/2 c canned green beans
1/2 c fresh spinach, chopped
1 pkg chopped frozen spinach
28 ounce Tomatoes
6 cups water
14 ounce cannellini beans (rinse & drain optional)
2 tsp thyme
2 tsp rosemary
1 dash nutmeg
1/2 cup orzo (or other pasta like elbow, small shells, etc)
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Minestrone Soup

  1. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot. Add onion, garlic, and celery. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until lightly browned.

  2. Add diced tomatoes, green beans and water.

  3. Add bean & spices. Simmer for 30 minutes until vegetables are tender.

  4. Turn to lowest temperature to keep warm and add pasta. Allow to set for at least 30 minutes until pasta is tender.

  5. Season soup with salt and pepper & serve

  6. Garnish with parmesan cheese, if desired.

Categories

Soup, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 366.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
234
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
624mg
26%
Potassium
862mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
39.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
13.6g
54%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
13.1g
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 15% Iron 32%
* 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 saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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