Summer Minestrone Recipe

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


Submitted by mabelisapug

Makes 4 servings



A light, summery soup that can be adjusted to suit a chilly autumn night.

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Minestrone

2 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
14 oz Diced Tomatoes
16 oz Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
16 oz Squash, Summer, All Varieties
3 large (3" to 4-1/4" dia.) Potatoes, Boiled
1 tsp Garlic
1/4 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
0.67 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
3 tbsp Olive Oil
6 oz Tomato Paste
5 cup Chicken Broth
6 tsp Table Salt

Recipe Directions for Summer Minestrone

  1. 1. Heat the olive oil in a large sauce pan. Add onions and stir constantly for 5 minutes, or until onions are soft, but not browned.

  2. 2. Stir in Tomato paste, diced tomatoes, squash, zucchini, potatoes, and garlic. Cook gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. 3. Pour in stock (can subsitute vegetable broth or water) and bring to a boil. Simmer gently for 15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

  4. 4. Remove from heat and stir in basil and cheese.

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 984.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
474
Calories from Fat
144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.0g
25%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
3678mg
153%
Potassium
1841mg
53%
Total Carbohydrates
72.5g
24%
Dietary Fiber
11.7g
47%
Sugars
17.3g
Protein
17.1g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 27% Iron 17%
* 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
92% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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