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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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