Melissa Newman's Minestrone

Melissa Newman's Minestrone

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"Warm up to a bowl of this Italian-style bean and vegetable soup. Prepared tomato sauce gives the soup a great, cooked all day flavor. "
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35 m servings 231 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 906 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Simmer the beans, onion, celery, carrot, cabbage, and peas in 3 cups of water(or more if needed) with the bouillon cubes until the vegetables are tender, about 12 or 15 minutes. Add the pasta sauce and simmer gently 5 minutes more. Serve hot.


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Fast and easy. Think it needs some green beans as well. I'd use chicken stock and only one cup of tomato sauce... and in summer a chopped fresh tomato or two. I'll throw in some leftover home...

From the description I thought I would love this recipe. I like the vegetable ingredients, but the spaghetti sauce overpowered the soup. I'll try it again, and when I do I'll cut back to half sp...

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