Minestrone Soup Recipe

submitted by bahuja2001 at ifood.tv


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Vegetable cooking spray1
 Finely chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Beef broth6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Zucchini2 Medium, cubed
 Canned tomatoes16 Ounce, undrained (1 can)
 Canned cannellini beans20 Ounce, undrained (1 can)
 Elbow macaroni1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
 Finely chopped cabbage1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped parsley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1563 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5435.9 mg226.5%

Total Carbohydrates 283 g94.3%

Dietary Fiber 59.3 g237.2%

Sugars 22.8 g

Protein 95 g190.5%

Vitamin A 109.9% Vitamin C 293.1%

Calcium 61.8% Iron 144.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray and heat.
2) When hot, add in the onion and celery and saute till tender.
3) Add in the remaining ingredients and allow to boil.
4) Lower the heat and without placing a lid, simmer for 30 minutes.

5) Pour out into soup bowls and garnish with chopped celery.