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French Vegetable Soup

Green Giant® mixed vegetables are a simple addition to a hearty soup that's ready for cooking in 15 minutes. Perfect if you love French cuisine.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
cups chopped onions
4
unpeeled small red potatoes, cut into about 3/4-inch cubes
1
small zucchini, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
2
teaspoons dried minced garlic
1
tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables, thawed, drained
1
oz uncooked thin spaghetti or vermicelli, broken into 2-inch pieces (about 1/2 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
3
tablespoons basil pesto

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except mixed vegetables, spaghetti, beans and pesto.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Stir in mixed vegetables, spaghetti and beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 20 minutes longer. Garnish each serving with about 1 1/2 teaspoons pesto.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except mixed vegetables, spaghetti, beans and pesto.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Stir in mixed vegetables, spaghetti and beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 20 minutes longer. Garnish each serving with about 1 1/2 teaspoons pesto.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If desired, substitute other types of pasta for the thin spaghetti. Choose small shell macaroni, ditali or other smaller pastas.

By using reduced-sodium broth in a soup, you can season the soup to taste. Just before serving, taste and add additional salt and pepper if desired.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.