Minestrone

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To make this satisfying soup even heartier, add about 1/4 cup cooked small pasta (elbows or other shape) per serving.

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 large all-purpose potatoes, peeled and diced (3 cups)
  • 14.5-oz. can low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium head Savoy or green cabbage, cut into large dice (4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup cooked or canned rinsed red kidney beans
  • 1/2 cup cooked or canned rinsed cannellini (white kidney) beans
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Preparation

  1. In large pot, combine all ingredients. Mix well. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 6 to 8 servings
  • Calories: 167
  • Carbohydrate Content: 19 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 7 g
  • Sodium Content: 250 mg