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Minestrone Soup1 Recipe

Looking for an easy Minestrone Soup1 recipe? Learn how to make Minestrone Soup1 using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paocesp

Makes 5 servings



Can add a cheese rind when it is simmered to add flavor, and then remove it. From: http://www.italianhomerecipes.com/minestrone.html

Recipe Ingredients for Minestrone Soup1

2 small onions
2 strips celery
1 large carrots
1 medium potatoe
2 1/2 ounces green beans
4 ounces zucchini
2 tbsp margarine
2 tbsp olive oil
1 ounces bacon, finely diced
3 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
1/2 cup basil, finely chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
5 ounces chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 1/2 ounces dried spaghetti, broken up
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Minestrone Soup1

  1. Finely chop the garlic, onions, celery, carrots, potatoes, beans and zucchini using a sharp knife.

  2. Heat the butter and oil together in a large saucepan, add the bacon and cook for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and onion and fry for 2 minutes, then stir in the celery, carrots, and potatoes and fry for 2 minutes longer, stirring the vegetables occassionally.

  3. Add the beans to the saucepan and fry for 2 minutes. Stir in the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes longer. Cover and cook all the vegetables, stirring frequently, for about 15 minutes.

  4. Add the stock, basil, tomatoes, tomato paste, and cheese rind and season to taste. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour. Remove and discard the cheese rind.

  5. Add the spaghetti pieces to the pan and cook for 20 minutes. Serve sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Categories

Vegetables, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 358.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
215
Calories from Fat
118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.1g
20%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
1211mg
50%
Potassium
541mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
20.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
5.8g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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