Minestra (Italian Ministrone Soup)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 355.5
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.8 mg
  • Sodium: 316.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 23.3 g

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A hearty filling soup for cold days. A hearty filling soup for cold days.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 lb pork tenderloin cut up into 1 inch chunks
    1 med. onion
    1 cup bell peppers
    2 cloves garlic
    2 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 can mushrooms drained
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp sweet basil
    1 tsp Italian spice blend
    1 tsp parsley flakes
    1 pinch of chili peppers if you like
    1/2 can tomato paste
    2 cups water
    1 tsp sugar
    2 cups tiny macaroni cooked


Brown meat in olive oil, Cut up onions, pepper and mince garlic and fry with meat when meat is almost brown. Add 1 can mushrooms drained, then spices, tomato paste, and water. Bring to a boil and add sugar, let simmer for 2 hours. Cook macaroni, drain, and mix with soup. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GINAMW.

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