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Minestrone Vegetable Soup Recipe
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Minestrone Vegetable Soup

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"A good soup to use up vegetables."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil until onion is tender, 2 to 5 minutes. Stir chicken broth, tomato juice, diced tomatoes and their juice, spinach, zucchini, carrots, celery, cannellini beans, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cover pot. Simmer soup for 45 minutes.
  2. Bring soup back to a full boil and stir in rotini pasta. Reduce heat to low and simmer until pasta is tender, 10 to 15 more minutes.
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  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 55 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 25 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 22, 2013

This is an excellent vegetable soup. I cut the number of servings down as needed. However I used a whole can of beans and the soup was too thick. I thinned it with additional chicken broth. I also used diced tomatoes with garlic and chili peppers. Made for a very spicy soup!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 22, 2014

Made this for a neighbor who had been ill. When she brought me back the container she brought me three jars of different spices that "might have improved it." I didn't think it was too bad. Did need a bit of "something" -- glad she figured it out for me. LOL! (Pretty nervy if you ask me.)

 
Nov 01, 2013

Extremely good, but I need a WAY bigger pot than what I have! :)

 
Jul 01, 2013

I found this soup fast and flavorful. I had a bowl this morning and It hit the spot. I'm a diabetic and find soup is a good way to control my salt,fat and carbs. The only thing I changed was to trade the pasta for kidney beans and used V8 juice instead of tomato juice. Otherwise I stayed with the recipe. For lunch I am going to add a dollup of sour cream. yum! this ones a keeper. Tomorrow I think I will add some string beans. Thanks Shelly

 
Mar 06, 2014

As is, I found it somewhat plain. I added cayenne, basil, a little liquid smoke & heavy on the black pepper to give it some zip. Served with fresh grated parmesan.

 
Jan 12, 2014

This soup is quite bland. My husband added some Tabasco sauce to his bowl and liked it better after that.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 2.3 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 1167 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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