Cannellini Minestrone

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Minestrone is an Italian soup that translates roughly to “the big soup.” It is a thick soup made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for another 10 minutes, then serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for another 10 minutes, then serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium430mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars3g
Protein9g