Minestrone

Serve this classic Italian vegetable and pasta soup with Parmesan cheese, and crusty bread.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped, peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup halved button mushrooms
  • ½ cup cut green beans
  • ½ cup broken spaghetti
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Sauté the onions, carrots, and celery in the olive oil over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Add garlic, spinach, and cabbage, and cook until greens are wilted. Add chicken broth, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, and green beans. Bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes. Add the spaghetti and simmer 15 minutes more. Season soup with salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped, peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup halved button mushrooms
  • ½ cup cut green beans
  • ½ cup broken spaghetti
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Sauté the onions, carrots, and celery in the olive oil over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Add garlic, spinach, and cabbage, and cook until greens are wilted. Add chicken broth, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, and green beans. Bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes. Add the spaghetti and simmer 15 minutes more. Season soup with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories110
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium830mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein3g