Classic Minestrone

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 h 6
Classic Minestrone
Health Highlights


1/4 tsp Black pepper (to taste)
2 medium Carrots (diced)
2 large stalk(s) Celery (sliced)
4 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1 can(28oz) Crushed tomatoes canned (with liquid)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick
1 cup Kale (shredded)
1 cup Pasta, macaroni, elbow, dry
1 can (19oz) Navy beans, canned (drained)
6 tsp Parmesan cheese, grated (for serving)
1/2 tsp Salt (to taste)
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)


1. Combine carrots, celery, onion and garlic in slow cooker. Pour in broth and stir in tomatoes, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper and Italian seasoning.

2.  Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.

3. About thirty minutes before serving, stir in pasta, and beans.

4. Cover, increase heat to high and cook until pasta is tender, about 30 minutes.

5. Season with salt and pepper as necessary. Serve hot, sprinkled with Parmesan, if desired.



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Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 265
Calories from fat 17.9
Calories from saturated fat 5.3
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 1.8 mg
Sodium 959 mg
Potassium 904 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 9.8 g
Sugars 9.8 g
Protein 14.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 3.0

Energy sources


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