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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

190 Ratings
190 Ratings
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Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Prepare delicious soup in a snap!  Canned beans and frozen veggies make this dish perfect for busy weeknights. 

Ingredients

  • 1 10-ounce packages frozen vegetables, any type
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes, canned, low-sodium (14.5 ounce)
  • 2 cans broth, any flavor, canned, low-sodium (14 ounce cans)
  • 1 can beans, canned, any type (15.5 ounce)
  • 1 ounce pasta, dry, any type (1 cup)

Directions

This recipe is developed for a child to help an adult in the kitchen. Directions are written to different audiences:

1. Adult and child: Wash hands well with soap and hot water.

2. Child: In a large pot, combine frozen vegetables, tomatoes, broth and beans.

3. Adult: Bring the soup to a boil and add the pasta. Then reduce to low heat. Let simmer for 6-8 minutes or until the pasta and vegetables are tender.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: Rutgers Cooperative Extension,
Food Wise Learn at Home Print Materials

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup, 1/6 of recipe (514g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 213 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 100 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 768 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 100 mg
Potassium 768 mg
Sodium 213 mg
Copper 407 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 64 mg
Phosphorus 206 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 106 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 14 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 17 mcg
Folate 96 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 49 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 1 1/2 ounces

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This recipe is easy and fast. It is really good. I added 2 teaspoons of Italian season to it. And I used drained and rinsed chili beans. Gave it really good flavor. We cooked ours little without the pasta to get our vegetables cooked.
09/10/18
Great recipe, very easy. My 2.5 year old was able to help with some of the prep (as well as counting and stacking the cans). One change that I made was to add a 15 ounce can of kidney beans (rinsed and drained).
09/30/09
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