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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 283.3
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,284.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 15.3 g
  • Protein: 15.2 g

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Minestrone (Olive Garden copycat)

Submitted by: SUSIEQ911

Introduction

My version of Olive Garden's Minestrone. I love black beans so I substituted them for half the kidney beans. Rinsing the beans reduces the amount of sodium in the recipe. Sometimes I add a couple tablespoons of parmesan cheese when I get ready to eat.

This soup freezes really well.
My version of Olive Garden's Minestrone. I love black beans so I substituted them for half the kidney beans. Rinsing the beans reduces the amount of sodium in the recipe. Sometimes I add a couple tablespoons of parmesan cheese when I get ready to eat.

This soup freezes really well.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Olive Oil, 2 tsp
    Zucchini, 80 grams
    Onions, raw, 71 grams
    Garlic, 3 cloves
    Celery, raw, 28 grams
    Green Beans, frozen, .5 cup
    Carrots, raw, 45 grams
    Fresh Parsley, 5.7 grams
    *Kitchen Basic Vegetable Stock, 2 cup
    Basil, .1667 tbsp*
    Goya Dark Red Kidney Beans, 1.75 cup
    Great Northern Beans, 1.75 cup
    *Del Monte Petite Cut Diced Tomatoes, 1.75 cup
    *Goya Black Beans, 1.75 cup
    Thyme, ground, .25 tsp
    Oregano, ground, 1 tsp
    Salt, .75 tsp
    Water, tap, 5 cup
    Spinach, fresh, 2 cup
    Orzo Pasta, 0.33 cup



Directions

Saute onion, celery, garlic, green beans and zucchini for 5 minutes. Add carrots, parsely, spices, tomatoes, beans,
stock and water. Simmer 20 minutes then add orzo and spinach. Simmer 20 minutes more.

Serving Size: 6 servings or more depending on how much water you use. I tend to add more water as it's cooking.






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