Amazing Minestrone

By using all fresh and natural ingredients, you can optimize the quality of the vitamin and mineral content in the vegetables and, thus, the soup. Serve the soup by itself or over cooked whole wheat shell pasta.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped green beans
  • 1 cup soaked kidney beans
  • 1 cup soaked white beans
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large sauce over medium heat. Sauté garlic, onion, celery, and carrots for 10 minutes. Add the water and the tomato sauce to the pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and add the zucchini, green beans, kidney beans, white beans, spinach leaves, and spices. Simmer on low for 2 hours.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped green beans
  • 1 cup soaked kidney beans
  • 1 cup soaked white beans
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large sauce over medium heat. Sauté garlic, onion, celery, and carrots for 10 minutes. Add the water and the tomato sauce to the pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and add the zucchini, green beans, kidney beans, white beans, spinach leaves, and spices. Simmer on low for 2 hours.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories340
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium340mg
Total Carbohydrate52g
Dietary Fiber13g
Sugars14g
Protein16g