Vegetable Minestrone

38 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Recipe By
4.7
(6) 5 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
38
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Serve up a bowl of steaming soup for lunch or dinner. Our homemade Vegetable Minestrone soup is perfect with a side salad and some crusty bread.

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  • Heat dressing in large nonstick Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add carrots and onions; cook 2 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans, broth, tomato paste, water and seasoning until well blended.
  • Add cabbage; stir. Cook 15 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in pasta; cook 10 min. or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Top with cheese.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with crusty whole wheat bread and a tossed garden salad.

Note

If you prefer a thinner broth, add small amount of additional water to soup after the pasta is added and cooked; cook until heated through.

Substitute

Substitute no-salt-added white beans or chickpeas (garbanzo beans) for the kidney beans.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1/2 Meat & Alternatives

Nutrition Bonus

This easy-to-make soup is sure to be a family pleaser. And as a bonus, the colourful carrots provide an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 1g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fibre 7g
Sugars 5g
Protein 8g
   
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • ChefAlban |

    This is a great recipe!!! I make it for all Lenten lunches and everybody loves it.I always double the recipe because people come back for seconds!!

  • awestcott |

    everyone LOVES this recipe, always get requests for this. i add more veggies, like celery, can of diced tomatoes, zuchini, and a yellow pepper

  • cr8zy4jg |

    This recipe has very good flavor. However I think the time to cook the veggies are bit off. I like my veggies soft not crunchy. When I added the pasta too much of the water was absorbed. I added one more cup of water.

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