Greek Minestrone Soup

Give this classic Italian beef soup a Mediterranean twist by adding orzo pasta and oregano. A hearty dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 3

Ingredients

1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
garlic cloves, minced
1
cup Green Giant™ Frozen Mixed Vegetables
1/2
cup uncooked orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
2
teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1
(14-oz.) can ready-to-serve beef broth
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 In large saucepan, cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until orzo is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    1020mg
    1020%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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