Minestrone Soup (with lots of veggies)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.6
  • Total Fat: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.3 mg
  • Sodium: 373.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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This soup is really good. Has a lot of veggies and is very tasty. This soup is really good. Has a lot of veggies and is very tasty.
Number of Servings: 16


    Beans, pinto, 1 cup (remove)
    Salt Pork (cured pork), 4 oz (remove)
    Onions, raw, 2 medium (2-1/2" dia) (remove)
    Celery, raw, 2 stalk, large (11"-12" long) (remove)
    Carrots, raw, 1 cup, chopped (remove)
    Zucchini, 1 cup, sliced (remove)
    Garlic, 2 clove (remove)
    Broccoli, fresh, 2 cup, chopped (remove)
    Vegetable Juice Cocktail (V8), 1 cup (remove)
    Bay Leaf, 1 tsp, crumbled (remove)
    Basil, 2 tbsp (remove)
    Chicken Broth, 2 cup (8 fl oz) (remove)


Soak beans for several hours (changing water several times). Cook salted pork in a bit of olive oil until brown. Add onions, celery and carrots. Stir and cook for 2 minutes, add zucchini and cook for another minute. Add garlic, broccoli, a bit of salt pepper flakes. Remove from heat. Take beans and add chicken stock and water. Add a bay leaf and vigorously boil for 45 minutes. Add browned veggies and cook 15 minutes. Add V8 and basil and cook another 15 minutes.

Serve in bowl. Add a couple of croutons on top with freshly grated parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of olive oil.

Serving Size: 12 bowls

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROSIE_JOSIE_06.

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