Easy Vegetable Minestrone

Enjoy this delicious soup made with vegetables, pasta and beans that’s ready in just 25 minutes – perfect for Italian-style dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
(14 1/2-oz.) cans ready-to-serve fat-free chicken broth with 1/3 less sodium
1
(14.5 or 16-oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
(6-oz.) can no-salt-added tomato paste
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
3
oz. (1 cup) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
2
cups frozen mixed vegetables
1
(19-oz.) can cannellini or great northern beans, drained
  • 1 In large nonstick saucepan, combine broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, thyme and pepper; mix well. Bring to a boil.
  • 2 Stir in all remaining ingredients. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until rotini and vegetables are tender. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    790mg
    790%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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