Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 6
Minestrone Soup
Health Highlights


1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
2 medium White onion (chooped)
1 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
4 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 medium stalk(s) Celery (diced)
1 medium Carrots (diced)
1 tsp Oregano, dried
1 bunch Basil, fresh
4 cup Water (or bone broth)
1 can(16oz) Crushed tomatoes canned
1 small Zucchini (diced)
1 can(s) (15 oz) Red kidney beans, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)
2 cup elbows Pasta, macaroni, elbow, cooked (optional)
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (grated, including rind)


1. Heat oil in a large pot.

2. Add onion and salt and sauté 5 minutes over medium heat. Add garlic, celery, carrot and herbs. Cook over low heat, covered, for 5 - 10 minutes, or until veggies soften a lot.

3. Add zucchini, water and crushed tomatoes. Cook another 10 - 15 minutes.

4. Stir in beans and cooked pasta.

5. Heat gently with the rind of parmesan. Serve with fresh grated parmesan.



are a good source of protein and fiber which may help to promote healthy digestion!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 283
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 29.3
Total Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Cholesterol 14.5 mg
Sodium 1173 mg
Potassium 642 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
Sugars 6.9 g
Protein 15.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.7
Meat Alternative 0.5
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.1

Energy sources