Healthy and Hearty Minestrone Soup



Healthy and Hearty Minestrone Soup

If you’re craving a comforting, wholesome soup that’s both delicious and nutritious, look no further than our Healthy and Hearty Minestrone Soup recipe. This Italian classic is packed with a medley of fresh vegetables, hearty beans, and flavorful herbs, making it the perfect meal for a chilly day or a nourishing option for any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup of diced carrots
  • 1 cup of diced celery
  • 1 cup of diced zucchini
  • 1 cup of green beans
  • 1 cup of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of small pasta
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add diced carrots, celery, and zucchini to the pot. Cook for about 5 minutes until they begin to soften.
  3. Stir in diced tomatoes, green beans, cannellini beans, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Pour in vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add small pasta to the soup and cook until pasta is tender, usually 10-12 minutes.
  6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.
  7. Serve hot and garnish with fresh basil leaves if desired.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Our Healthy and Hearty Minestrone Soup is a comforting Italian classic that’s both nutritious and delicious. Packed with a variety of fresh vegetables and beans, this soup will warm your soul and satisfy your taste buds.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 220

Protein: 7g

Carbohydrates: 38g

Fat: 5g

Fiber: 8g

Looking for a satisfying and healthy soup option? Our Healthy and Hearty Minestrone Soup is the perfect choice. Whether you’re serving it as a main dish or a comforting appetizer, this soup is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Its rich flavors and wholesome ingredients make it a go-to recipe for any season. Enjoy the warmth and goodness of this classic Italian soup today!

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