Minestrone Soup
En Español (Spanish Version)

A cholesterol-free classic Italian vegetable soup brimming with fiber-rich beans, peas, and carrots.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1 cupCalories153Total Fat4 gSaturated Fatless than 1 gCholesterol0 mgSodium191 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil¼ cupGarlic, minced or 1/8 tsp garlic powder1 cloveCoarsely chopped onion1 1/3 cupCoarsely chopped celery and leaves1½ cupTomato paste1 can (6 ounces)  Chopped fresh parsley1 tablespoonSliced carrots, fresh or frozen1 cupShredded cabbage4¾ cups(1 pound) tomatoes, cut up1 can  Canned red kidney beans, drained and rinsed1 cup  Frozen peas1½ cupFresh green beans1½ cupDask of hot sauceWater11 cupsUncooked, broken spaghetti2 cups
  • Directions
  • Heat oil in a 4-quart saucepan.
  • Add garlic, onion, and celery and sauté about 5 minutes.
  • Add all remaining ingredients except spaghetti, and stir until ingredients are well-mixed.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add uncooked spaghetti and simmer 2-3 minutes only.

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