Tried and True Minestrone Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 10
Tried and True Minestrone Soup
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1 1/2 cup Pasta, macaroni, elbow, dry
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
8 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
6 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)
3 medium stalk(s) Celery (chopped)
2 medium Carrots (chopped)
1 tbsp Thyme, fresh (chopped)
1 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 can (19oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained, rinsed)
1 can(s) (15 oz) Red kidney beans, canned, drained (drained, rinsed)
1 can (15oz) White kidney beans, canned (drained, rinsed)
2 medium Zucchini (chopped)
1 dash Salt and pepper


Cook pasta according to directions on package. Cook until al dente, drain and toss with olive oil. Set aside.

In a large saucepan on high, heat oil. Add garlic and saute until golden.

Lower heat to medium adding carrots, celery and onion. Cook until soft, stirring often, about 10 minutes. Add herbs and raise heat to high. Add beans, chickpeas, tomatoes and zucchini.

Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.

Lower heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, skimming foam from top.

Season well with pepper and sprinkle with salt to taste.

Add cooked pasta and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 273
Calories from fat 50
Calories from saturated fat 6.7
Total Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 434 mg
Potassium 633 mg
Total Carbohydrate 47 g
Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
Sugars 5.9 g
Protein 13.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 2.7

Energy sources


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