Sausage and Quinoa Minestrone

10 40 170
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 5
Sausage and Quinoa Minestrone
Health Rating

Ingredients


1 medium Carrots (peeled, diced)
1 medium stalk(s) Celery (diced)
2 can (15oz) Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1 3/4 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 link Italian sausage, turkey (casings removed)
1/2 tsp Italian herb seasoning, McCormick
1/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
2 cup Spinach (packed)
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)

Instructions


1. Heat a large saucepan over medium. Crumble in sausage meat (remove from casing).

2. Cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, 3 to 5 min.

3. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic to pan. Cook until onion starts to soften, about 3 min.

4. Add tomatoes, broth, quinoa and Italian seasoning.

5. Gently boil until quinoa is cooked, about 20 min.

6. Stir in spinach until just wilted, about 1 min.

Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

Quinoa

is a complete protein and an excellent source of fibre!

Spinach

is a great source of iron and B vitmains


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 170
Calories from fat 32
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 3.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 14.4 mg
Sodium 965 mg
Potassium 977 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.2 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 10.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.4
Meat 0.4
Vegetables 2.4

Energy sources


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