Cannellini Minestrone

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.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


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.